Coney Island each year takes the American love of hot dogs to a new level each year when they host the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog eating contest every year on July 4th,  The favorite again this year is legendary eater Joey Chestnut. Chestnut has joined 104.5 The Team each year on Levack and Goz since 2015 before the annual eating contest to discuss his career along with strategy in the competition. Below is 1045 The Team's interview with Hot Dog Eating champion Joey Chestnut, one day before the event.

 

 

Don't forget you can watch the new 30 for 30 film The Good, The Bad, and The Hungry which profiles the rivalry between Chesnut and Takeru Kobayashi on the ESPN +.

The 2019 Nathan's Famous hot dot eating contest can be seen on starting at 10:45am with the women's competition on the Watch ESPN app. Men’s competition will air live on ESPN2 at noon and also on the Watch ESPN App. If you can not view it at 2pm, you can also watch the re-air on ESPN2 at 3pm, 4pm and 1am ET, as well as 7pm and midnight ET on ESPNEWS. (re airs are subject to change)

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