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.

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)
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)
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)
Hot dogs are on display during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Hot dogs are on display during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Hot dogs are on display during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Nathan's employees help the mascot get into his costume before the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Nathan's employees help the mascot get into his costume before the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Nathan's employees help the mascot get into his costume before the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Sonya Thomas smiles as she stands on the scale during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Sonya Thomas smiles as she stands on the scale during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Sonya Thomas smiles as she stands on the scale during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Joey Chestnut laughs as he stands on the scale during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Joey Chestnut laughs as he stands on the scale during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Joey Chestnut laughs as he stands on the scale during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg eats a hot dog during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg eats a hot dog during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg eats a hot dog during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looks to see how many puns he made while making a speech during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looks to see how many puns he made while making a speech during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looks to see how many puns he made while making a speech during the official weigh-in for the Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at City Hall park in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
NEW YORK, NY- JULY 04: Joey Chestnut jams hot dogs into his mouth on his way to setting a new record and wins the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on July 4, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Chestnut, of San Jose, California, ate 69 hotdogs in ten minutes to win his seventh straight title. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY- JULY 04: Joey Chestnut jams hot dogs into his mouth on his way to setting a new record and wins the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on July 4, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Chestnut, of San Jose, California, ate 69 hotdogs in ten minutes to win his seventh straight title. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)
Joey Chestnut, center, wins the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest with a total of 69 hot dogs and buns, alongside Tim Janus, left, and Matt Stonie, right, Thursday, July 4, 2013 at Coney Island, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Joey Chestnut, center, wins the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest with a total of 69 hot dogs and buns, alongside Tim Janus, left, and Matt Stonie, right, Thursday, July 4, 2013 at Coney Island, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Joey Chestnut, center, wins the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest with a total of 69 hot dogs and buns, alongside Tim Janus, left, and Matt Stonie, right, Thursday, July 4, 2013 at Coney Island, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
NEW YORK, NY- JULY 04: Juliet Lee (L) and Sonya Thomas compete in the women's division of the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on July 4, 2013 in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. Thomas of Alexandria, Virginia, held onto her title after downing 37 hot dogs in ten minutes.(Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)
Top Speed Eaters Compete In Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
NEW YORK, NY- JULY 04: Juliet Lee (L) and Sonya Thomas compete in the women's division of the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on July 4, 2013 in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. Thomas of Alexandria, Virginia, held onto her title after downing 37 hot dogs in ten minutes.(Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)
Sonya Thomas, center, wins the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest alongside Juliet Lee, left, and Michelle Lesco, right, at Coney Island, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Sonya Thomas, center, wins the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest alongside Juliet Lee, left, and Michelle Lesco, right, at Coney Island, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Sonya Thomas, center, wins the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest alongside Juliet Lee, left, and Michelle Lesco, right, at Coney Island, Thursday, July 4, 2013, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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