|PHILADELPHIA - A 22-year-old from San Jose, Calif., won Wing Bowl on Friday by setting a new record at the annual chicken wing-eating contest. Joey Chestnut ate 173 wings to take the title and top prize, a 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara.
As usual, the 14th annual Wing Bowl was replete with thousands of beer-crazed fans, piles of saucy wings, dozens of scantily clad "Wingettes" _ many of them strippers _ and several sickened contestants.
This year's version of the contest, sponsored by sports-talk station WIP-AM, included only competitors who had never before competed in Wing Bowl.
Chestnut qualified for the sold-out event by downing a gallon of milk in 41 seconds.
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Well I have heard of a hot dog eating contest and a pie eating contest but never a chicken wing eating contest. 173 chicken wings eh? I wonder exactly how hot the sauce was for the wings. I know as a fact if it was really hot then I couldn't plow down 173. We have Restraunt here in Canada called Jungle Jims and you have to sign a waiver when you eat their suicide wings, that is how hot they are. Now I wonder if this guy could eat that many wings. I wonder if he got a glass of milk to wash down the wings, he got one before the wings though lol.