In case you didn’t know, eating cheeseburgers is kinda my thing. Sometimes I like to think of it as a competition as I pile on additional patties.
Competitive eating is much more serious than just ordering a double-double cheeseburger. It is about putting long, hard hours of training in and fighting harder week after week. It is also important to have proper supplies and equipment when dealing with this sport. You may laugh at these people for being “ridiculous” or “freaks of nature”, but the truth is these people put in lots of energy and heart into their profession. So maybe evaluate yourself before trying to evaluate these hard-working souls.
I found the facts presented below to be pretty fascinating, who knew somebody could eat 20,000 calories in one sitting. And I thought I was a hungry person… [Via]601