Joey Chestnut eats 69 hot dogs

Updated: July 4, 2013, 3:45 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- For most people, consuming a record 69 hot dogs in 10 minutes would lead to a trip to the emergency room. But for Joey Chestnut, it's just another day at the office.

Chestnut downed 69 franks Thursday and devoured his own record in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest.

The San Jose, Calif., man known as "Jaws" scarfed down the dogs and buns to win the annual Coney Island contest. He took home $10,000 and a mustard-yellow ...

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