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The Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest men's competition kicks off in front of crowds of fans at Coney Island, Thursday, July 4, 2013 at Coney Island, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Joey Chestnut wins the 2013 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut won the annual hot dog eating competition for the seventh year in a row, eating 69 hot dogs and buns in just 10 minutes to break his own record of 68. In the women's competition, Sonya Thomas held onto the title by eating 36 3/4 hot dogs.