On Saturday, Matt Stonie, from San Jose California, aka the World’s second best ranked competitive eater impressed judges by not only biting off more than he could chew, but swallowing it too.
He surprised everyone by breaking his own world record, which was 200 peeps in 5 minutes, that he set during last year’s National Harbor World Peeps Eating Peeps Championship in Maryland.
Stonie has set the new record by now making 255 Easter-season marshmallow treats ‘disappear’ in five minutes.
His reward for the brave consumption of what must have put him dangerously close to a diabetic coma? More peeps! Yes, Stonie was awarded a trophy filled with Peeps along with the competitions hefty $1,750.
April 11 (UPI) — The world’s No. 2 ranked competitive eater broke his own world record by inhaling 255 marshmallow Peeps in 5 minutes.
Matt Stonie, who hails from San Jose, Calif., downed 255 of the Easter-season marshmallow treats Saturday at the second-annual National Harbor World Peeps Eating Championship in Maryland. Stonie broke his own record of 200 Peeps in 5 minutes, set during last year’s event.
Stonie, who is ranked No. 2 by Major League Eating, was awarded $1,750 and a trophy filled with Peeps.