The Craziest Stats from the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest JD July 7, 2015 men health 123 There’s no better way to celebrate America than by watching people stuff hundreds of hot dogs down their throats. USA! USA! It’s time once again for the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Each year, hollow-bodied men and women gather at Coney Island in Brooklyn to see just how many of the summertime staples they can consume in 10 minutes flat. Spoiler: A crap ton. It’s a crap ton of hot dogs. Simple text can’t do justice to that magnitude of meat, so check out this infographic to understand just how many wieners eight-time champ Joey Chestnut and his formidable foes will try to scarf down on Saturday. And if you’re feeling a little full when your Fourth of July festivities are over, try our cutting-edge Lose Your Spare Tire program. It’s the easiest and most effective way to drop 20, 30, or even 50 pounds, and flatten your belly forever!