Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Blogger Goes Up Against the Big Boys

Competitive eating is all the rage these days, with the sport being written up in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated and Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas signing autographs at the recent eBay Live conference in sunny Las Vegas. (See below for photo of THG and The Black Widow.)

Not to mention the upcoming Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest which will focus the attention of all the world on Coney Island, NY to see if the great Kobayashi can defend his crown.

Harrisburg, PA resident Dave Shoffner writes Mega Munch, a blog devoted to the world of competitive eating. But Dave's not content to sit on the sidelines. This weekend he'll be throwing his, er, stomach into the ring and competing against the best the sport has to offer in The World's Greatest Shoo Fly Pie Eating Contest.

Shoffner will be making his debut in the competition and has been blogging about his test runs leading up to the big event. Read all about it.


Mega Munch said...

Wow, the pressure is building! I think I'm most excited just to meet the eaters and hang with them on the same playing field. It's an honor just to be there.

We have to eat it one piece at a time and see what happens. I'm going to go out there and eat 110 percent and let the rest take care of itself.

Dan said...

Good luck! Wish we could be there to root, root, root you on but we're stuck working on our house this weekend. We'll be there in spirit and expect a blow-by-blow report...