Competitive Eating News: X Wins Cannoli-Eating Contest
According to CompetitiveEatingNews.com, the breaking news website of the competitive eating world, Eater X Tim Janus won the World Cannoli-Eating Championship and tied Cookie Jarvis' previous record by downing 26 cannoli in six minutes.
Placing second at the event, which was held at the 79th Annual Feast of San Gennaro in New York's Little Italy, was Crazy Legs Conti with 22 connoli, and placing third was Justin Mih with 18. Despite the rain, a significant crowd assembled for the event.
The 79th Annual Feast of San Gennaro will run through Sunday, September 24, 2005. Presented annually since 1996 by Figli di San Gennaro, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, this year’s Feast will again bring more than 1 million people to the streets of Little Italy in the annual salute to the Patron Saint of Naples. The street festivities include parades, entertainment and food stands.