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9 Winners of Extreme Eating Contests

Bill "Crazy Legs" Conti

New York City window washer Bill "Crazy Legs" Conti is the world record pancake eater. On July 4, 2002, in his rookie year as a competitive eater, Conti ate a 3.5 pound stack of pancakes (and bacon) in 12 minutes at the Hibernation Cup in Anchorage, Alaska. A documentary was produced about his life called Crazy Legs Conti: Zen and the Art of Competitive Eating.