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Huntington's 'Black Widow' Is Hot Dog Eating Champ

Sonya Thomas lives off Huntington Avenue.

Huntington's Sonya Thomas beat out the competition in the 2012 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating World Championship for women at Coney Island, N.Y.

According to the Washington Post, Thomas, known as the "Black Widow," ate 45 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win this year's competition. She was rewarded with a pink champion's belt and $10,000

Thomas won the women's compeition last year, as well.

Sherell Williams (Editor) July 05, 2012 at 09:11 PM
I had no idea she lived in the area! Love the Hot Dog Eating Contest. Growing up in Coney Island, my family and I went almost every year.
Bob Malloy July 06, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Greatest sporting event on TV. These athletes are amazing. You rock Sonia
Tierney July 06, 2012 at 12:49 PM
Wow, a celebrity! Congratulations! I'll be looking for you in the processed meats aisle at the Safeway. :D
David Vandenbroucke July 07, 2012 at 03:27 PM
Is being able to cram hot dogs into your gullet such a thing to be proud of?

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