POSTED: Monday, July 4, 2011 - 5:38pm
UPDATED: Monday, July 4, 2011 - 5:40pm
Joey Chestnut won his 5th straight Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest today in Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. Chesnut consumed 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes. In the first ever women's contest, Sonya Thomas won by gobbling down 40 in 10 minutes. NMSU student Stephanie Torres tied for second place by eating 29.5 hot dogs. Check it out with Newschannel 9's Beau Bagley!