Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 2013 Results: Live Reaction and Analysis

Donald Wood@@Donald_WoodFeatured ColumnistJuly 4, 2013

The Fourth of July is one of the biggest holidays in the United States, but the 2013 edition of the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest will only help to raise the importance of the day for real Americans.

What is more patriotic than eating as many hot dogs as possible?

2013 Women's Champion: Sonya Thomas (36 3/4 hot dogs and buns).

2013 Men's Champion: Joey Chestnut (69 hot dogs and buns).