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Road Report: Oregon
7/16/2006

Mike Castellano reports from the Northern Pacific Coast that America's greatest eater consumed 8.4 pounds of rib meat to win the Chinook Winds Rib Championship.

Chestnut finished more than three pounds ahead of the revered elder statesman, Rich The Locust, who placed second with 5.05 lbs. In third was Erik The Red of Seattle with 4.1 lbs.

The amateur contest on Saturday was taken by Carl "the Hungarian Freight Train" Ronto of Tigard, Oregon, with 2.2 lbs of rib meat in 6 minutes.