Hot Dog Eating Contest: Amateur vs. Semi-Pro

July 3 (Bloomberg) -- Nathan's famous hot dog eating contest will take place on Coney Island on Friday. Top speed eaters will battle to see who can eat the most dogs and buns in 10 minutes. The event has become big business with ESPN broadcasting the finals. Bloomberg BusinessWeek's Claire Suddath heads down to the site of the contest and challenges a semi-professional competitive eater to see what it takes to become a champion. (Originally posted July 2013.)

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