Joey Chestnut Wins Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest (Again) and Proposes to Girlfriend

Joey Chestnut Wins Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest (Again) and Proposes to Girlfriend

Joey Chestnut proposed to his girlfriend on stage and then ate 61 hot dogs to win Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island for the eighth time in a row. Sonya Thomas couldn't win for a fourth time in a row as she lost in the women's competition to Las Vegas's Miki Sudo, who ate 34 hot dogs. Photos by Nate "Igor" Smith for the Village Voice.


Joey Chestnut proposed to his girlfriend on stage and then ate 61 hot dogs to win Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island for the eighth time in a row. Sonya Thomas couldn't win for a fourth time in a row as she lost in the women's competition to Las Vegas's Miki Sudo, who ate 34 hot dogs. Photos by Nate "Igor" Smith for the Village Voice.
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