21-year-old Tony Pham of West Seattle is the champ, after the first-ever Zippy’s Giant Burgers (WSB sponsor) burger-eating contest: 8 burgers in 8 minutes. He and his fellow competitors had a sizable audience:
Even Zippy himself (aka Blaine Cook) watched from the sidelines:
At the end, he had an expression of disbelief; second place was a five-way tie, six burgers in eight minutes:
Zippy’s planned to donate the $10 entry fees to the White Center Food Bank.