Competitive eater Kevin Strahle ate 13 ghost peppers in just two minutes—shattering the previous world record.
Just a few bites of one of the world’s hottest peppers has been known to send tasters to the hospital.
But one competitive eater recently chomped his way to infamy by consuming 13 esophagus-burning, sweat inducing ghost peppers.
On May 3, competitive eater Kevin Strahle, known to fans as “L.A. Beast,” ate 13 ghost peppers (that’s over 121 grams of the bhut jolokia) in just two minutes—shattering the previous world record of just 66 grams of the chili.
At more than 1 million Scoville units, the pepper, which originally comes from India, has been known to send those who consume it to the hospital … (read more)
via New York Post