Behind the Scenes Video from the 2015 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island

After Matt Stonie upset 8-Time champ Joey Chestnut in the 2015 Hot Dog Eating Championships on Coney Island, we thought we had seen the last of the famous contest until next year.

In this video from Zagat, relive the excitement by going behind the scenes, learning technique, hearing from the contestants and more.

Every summer, a group of the country’s best competitive eaters gather at Coney Island for the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. This year, we talked to two of the pros to see how they get ready for the gutbusting event.

via Zagat

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