Takeru Kobayashi

Kobayashi Took On Portland State’s Cheerleaders In A Wiener Eating Contest

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To promote the basketball team's season tickets, Portland State had Takeru Kobayashi compete against cheerleaders in a hot dog eating contest.

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Watch Takeru Kobayashi Chug A Gallon Of Milk In Seconds

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Takeru Kobayashi is taking this milk doing a body good thing way too seriously.

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Kobayashi Set The World Record For Grilled Cheese Eating At SXSW

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As we’ve touched on in the past, the people at RecordSetters have given every one of us average Joes the ability to set world records, even with minimal effort and talent.


The Only Way To Beat Kobayashi Is To Cheat

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On Tuesday, Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas won the Wild Turkey 81 Eating World Championship with a world record 5.25 pounds of turkey downed in ten minutes.


The Best Of The 4th Of July Weekend’s World Records

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Yesterday, my Uproxxian colleague, DangerGuerrero, brought us the results of the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Championship, but today the news is about controversy.

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Kobayashi pulls a Zoolander at Hot Dog Eating contest

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I know this story might not have the greatest repercussions to the world of film, but I couldn't not talk about Takeru Kobayashi pulling a Zoolander yesterday.

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Kobayashi Goes On Hunger Strike

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The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, and what better way to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence than gratuitous gluttony.

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The worm continues to turn in the pantheon of competitive eating.


The Kobayashi Game

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It was tough to come up with a name for what the Nuggets did to the Hornets last night.

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I said I wasn't going to go out to Coney Island to watch the hot dog eating contest, but there I was, standing just off of Surf Avenue at 10:00 a.

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Tomorrow is the Super Bowl of competitive eating, the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.

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