The Joey Chestnut championship gallery

July, 4, 2012
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This is what winning looks like.

2012: 68 hot dogs
Joey ChestnutAP Photo/John Minchillo

2011: 62 hot dogs
Joey ChestnutAP Photo/John Minchillo

2010: 54 hot dogs
Joey ChestnutAP Photo/Bebeto Matthews

2009: 68 hot dogs
Joey ChestnutYana Paskova/Getty Images
2008: 59 hot dogs*
Sonya ThomasAP Photo/Ed Ou
*Chestnut beat rival Takeru Kobayashi in a five-hot dog eat-off after tying at 59.


2007: 66 hot dogs*

*In 12 minutes. The competition was reduced to 10 the following year.

2007 photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage/Getty Images
Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).

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