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Joey Chestnut eats 62 hot dogs for 5th title in row

Updated: July 4, 2011, 1:48 PM ET
By Lynn Hoppes

It was close for a few minutes, and then "Jaws" pulled away.

Joey Chestnut ate 62 hot dogs Monday to capture his fifth title in a row in Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest.

"Winning tastes pretty good. I feel great," Chestnut said. "It was hot out here but that didn't really affect me."

After an event in Washington, D.C., in a day or so, the 27-year-old Chestnut will head back to his normal life as a construction engineer in San ...

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