Takeru Kobayashi


Have you ever heard of Takeru Kobayashi? He was born in Japan in 1978. What makes Kobayashi different from other people is how he eats. He can eat very quickly! In fact, he is a competitive eater. He holds many Guinness Records for eating food very quickly. Take a look at some of his records below. You’ll be amazed!

Hot dogs – Kobayashi ate 110 hot dogs in 10 minutes at the New York State Fair.

Rice Balls – Kobayashi once ate 150 rice balls in 30 minutes.

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches – He ate 13 grilled cheese sandwiches in 1 minute.

Tacos – In September 2014, he ate 130 tacos in 10 minutes.

Pizza – He managed to eat 62 slices of pizza in 12 minutes in Canada.

These are only some of his records! I’m sure you would agree that Takeru Kobayashi is one super-fast eater!