According to Wikipedia, in 2011 40,000 spectators attended the event, and nearly 2 million viewers watched it live on television. With Brooklyn’s newly cleaned up Coney Island drawing more visitors than ever, this year’s event should be a blockbuster. The winner will walk away with cash, a bejeweled mustard-yellow belt and all the glory.
There are many tricks the contestants use to win — from dunking the bun in water to jumping up and down. But what if the competitors were toddlers? How many hot dogs could they eat in the ten minutes allotted? As this funny funny new YouTube video points out, not many. Check it out after the jump: