Nathan's Hot Dog Contest

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest: Joey Chestnut Wins His Fifth Straight Championship

Joey Chestnut puts down 62 dogs to take the Nathan's Hot Dog championship.
<p> Joey Chestnut puts down 62 dogs to take the Nathan's Hot Dog championship.</p>
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Joey "Jaws" Chestnut won the 2011 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating contest in Coney Island today by eating 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes, his fifth straight title. Second was Pat "Deep Dish" Bertoletti with 53 dogs and Tim "Eater X" Janus came in third with 45 dogs. Coming in fifth was the long-haired 18-year-old rookie sensation Matt "Megatoad" Stonie.