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Published:October 5th, 2014 10:56 EST

American Wins World Poutine Eating Championship Held in Canada: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A dozen competitive eaters from across North America in the Major League Eating circuit " including one from Barrie and another from Kitchener " wolfed down as much fries, gravy and cheese curds as they could endure on Saturday during the fifth annual World Poutine Eating Championship at Yonge-Dundas Square.


As the crowd cheered, defending champion Joey Chestnut ended up losing his title to Matt "The Megatoad` Stonie."

Toronto Sun

Every red-blooded American is familiar with the Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest, if you win this competition you receive a key to the city, and you are transformed into an instant bonafide American hero.

The Coney Island competition is part of the Major League Eating circuit, which includes many lesser-known events such as the World Poutine Eating Championship held in Canada.

You may be thinking what the hell is " poutine", and where the hell is Canada?

Poutine is a common Canadian dish made with French fries, topped with gravy and cheese curds. Only Canadians would ruin French fries by topping them with gravy and cheese curds. Cheese curds? Really? Freaking really?

Canada is an insignificant nation to the north of the greatest country in the world; it likes to pretend it`s the 51st state of the United States.

An American won the competition; once again Canadians come in second to the greatest democracy in the world.

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