Nathan's 4th of July Contest to Air Live on ESPN
Also competing on the Fourth are Chip Simpson, Pat Bertoletti, Tim "Eater X" Janus, Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas, Erik "the Red" Denmark, Hall Hunt, Crazy Legs Conti, Juliet Lee, Pat Philbin, Dale Boone, Rich LeFevre, Arturo Rios, Jr., and Allen Goldstein.
The contest will appear on ESPN at 12:00pm on July 4. Those planning to be live spectators should arrive early (10:00am is suggested to get a good view)at 1310 Surf Avenue (at the corner of Stillwell Avenue) in Coney Island, Brooklyn. By subway, take the D, F, N or Q train to the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue stop.
The Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest is sanctioned by the Major League Eating (MLE), the world governing body of all stomach-centric sport. The 2007 Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating circuit is making stops in San Francisco, Tempe, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Hartford, Norfolk, Minneapolis, Manhattan and other cities.