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Is 'competitive eating' really a sport, or just glorified gluttony?

These people get actual deals and contracts for stuffing their faces. Do you think it is a real sport like they make it out to be? What next- Olympic Eating? Your thoughts.

Also, the hilarious article that made me think of this. Competitive eater arrested:
http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/07/04/kobayashi.hot.dog.arrest/index.html

 
LittleWeloosMom

Asked by LittleWeloosMom at 3:48 AM on Jul. 5, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (6)
  • Glorified gluttony IMHO. I don't think there should be any reward for eating like a pig, imagine how unhealthy those people really are! (and I don't mean fat, I mean unhealthy internally)
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 3:55 AM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • like the nathans hotdog contest?
    mmm nathans hotdogs are SO good!

    however, it is a Glorified gluttony in my opinion!
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 4:04 AM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • yuck! so not a sport
    mrsary

    Answer by mrsary at 4:12 AM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • Glorified Gluttony! *gag*
    starestrada

    Answer by starestrada at 6:30 AM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • Gluttony, for sure. I often wonder what is happening to the person internally as well.
    ledesa

    Answer by ledesa at 7:31 AM on Jul. 5, 2010

  • I agree. Very gluttonous.
    brittanyjo85

    Answer by brittanyjo85 at 8:38 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

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