1915-1987 years: tenders for competitive eating
• 1915-1987 years: tenders for competitive eating
In some countries, competitive eating is regarded as a sport. During competitions, participants compete with each other in consumption as much as possible the amount of food in the allotted time - usually no more than 15 minutes.
In the US, this type of contests known since quite a long time, being one of the traditional events in the rural fairs. Some of the organizers of such events set for the winners of cash prizes, the size of which can reach up to 10 thousand dollars.
In the world, even there are several organizations, positioning itself as a professional federation of competitive eating - for example, IFOCE (International Federation of speed-eating) and All Pro Eating.
1915. The competition is eating watermelon in Cincinnati, Ohio.
4 July 1919. Competition pie-eating in celebration of Independence Day.
1920. Lois and Ruth Waddell ate a total of 204 oysters.
1922. The competition is eating donuts, organized by the Salvation Army.
September 7, 1934. Pie-eating contest at the World Exhibition in Chicago.
1939. 12-year-old Joseph Rubolotta became world champion on eating donuts at the competition in New York.
4 November 1948. Girls Broadway shows are competing in the competition for eating spaghetti without hands.
1948. 6-year-old Richard Baranski enjoying his victory after eating a 10-inch cranberry pie in 15 seconds.
1950. The competition is eating watermelon in Rome, Italy.
November 29, 1950. Boy practicing before the competition for eating cakes at the Los Angeles food show.
November 19, 1952. The competition is eating sausages in Munich, Germany. Winner (second from left) ate sausages 15 for 1 minute and 45 seconds.
July 25, 1952. London students try to eat the potato is suspended.
May 13, 1954. Patrol Denver Joe Hale poses with the winners of the competition for eating cakes.
1958. Spectators watch as Joe Steele takes part in the competition for eating food.
December 5, 1967. Bidder attacks a plate of spaghetti at Alpino restaurant in London.
August 22, 1968. 12-year-old Michelle Billingslay during the pie-eating contest at Denver, Colorado.
August 18, 1976. Elementary school student participating in the competition for eating cakes in Denver, Colorado.
April 20, 1978. Dave Vose curve before winning the competition-eating food, held in memory of the notorious cannibal Alfred Packer from Colorado.
April 13, 1984. Dan Blyumshteyn eat during competition Alfred Packer.
September 20, 1985. Men compete in the competition for eating ribs in Denver, Colorado.
September 2, 1987. team player, "Denver Broncos" participates in the charity contest on eating ribs in Denver.