10 Of The Craziest Eating Competitions Around The World

World Nettle Eating Championship

Yes, nettle makes you itch and swell like crazy. Hailing from Dorset once again, the World Nettle Eat Championship makes sure the contestants chew their way through tough nettle leaves. The winner strips and eats leaves from 2-feet stalks.

International Kimchi Eating Championship Chowdown

Anyone who enjoys the rough taste of kimchi – a Korean national dish – should consider taking part in the International Kimchi Eating Championship Chowdown, which is held in Koreatown, Chicago, every single year. The current record is 8.5 pounds in 6 minutes.