Connecticut's James "The Bear" McDonald pulls out a narrow victory over the three-time champ.
Philadelphia's championship drought has spread to yet another sport: New Englander James "The Bear" McDonald pulled off an upset victory in Wing Bowl 21, edging three-time champ Jonathan “Super” Squibb to take the title. One of five out-of-town ringers brought in to challenge Squibb, McDonald lived up to his bidding as the 2012 All Pro Eating Rookie of the Year and fulfilled his prediction he would out-eat Squibb for the title. “This wasn’t necessarily as intimidating as I thought, but the final result was a lot closer than I thought it would be,” McDonald said amid a rain of boos from a drunkenly partisan crowd. “I had to really push it.” McDonald built a slim lead heading into the finals and held off Squibb and Dave “U.S. Male” Goldstein…
An update on our buddy Notorious B.O.B. from Quad-City
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Kevin Haslam
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
We recently heard Royersford's very own Notorious B.O.B. Shoudt won $1,500 in an eating competition out in Bettendorf, Iowa. Below is an excerpt from the Quad-City Times. Bob “Notorious B.O.B.” Shoudt of Royersford, Pa., bested the competition by consuming 20 sandwiches in the allotted 10 minutes, earning him the top prize of $1,500. “I feel great,” he said afterward. “I feel good. I’ve been eating a lot of shrimp wontons training for this contest. And it paid off here.” Shoudt’s efforts came up short of last year’s championship appetite when Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti of Chicago ate 26 of the sandwiches. Bertoletti did not compete Saturday. Carrying the giant winner’s check, Shoudt hurried out the door to catch a plane to Philadelphia. …