POSTED: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 7:40am
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 9:56am
CONEY ISLAND, NY - Coney Island hosted the world famous Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on Monday.
This year, the ladies were given their very own contest. It was the first annual Women's Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.
New Mexico State University student Stephanie Torres, 25, competed in the event. Torres ate 29 hot doges in 10 minutes and tied for second place.
The Black Widow, Sonya Thomas, won the event after eating 40 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Thomas went home with $10,000 for her victory.