Swamp Restaurant hosts hot dog eating contest

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)-
Now this is an extreme sport! Eight participants lined up to stuff their face with hot dogs at the Swamp Restaurant.

Many strategies were used. Some took a slow approach, some stuffed their faces quickly.

It was a contest on who could eat the most in 10 minutes.

The winner of the competition was awarded $250 in cash along with a 250 dollar gift card to the restaurant.

Jake Anliker was crowned the winner, he ate 11 hot dogs, in those ten minutes.

He's done various eating competitions, such as a Chick-Fil-A nugget eating competition.

Anliker says, it's just something you gotta do on the fourth of July.