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Competitive Eater Takes on Cool Hand Luke-esque 50 Hard-Boiled Eggs Challenge

A competitive eater based in New Zealand chomped down 50 hard-boiled eggs in just over 35 minutes, footage shared to YouTube on January 10 shows.Auckland-based Nela Zisser can often be found making her way through outrageous food challenges.This particular feat will be familiar to anyone who has seen the Paul Newman classic Cool Hand Luke, when the legendary actor played a prison inmate who wins a bet that he can eat 50 hard-boiled eggs in an hour.Zisser does however have some dip and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Vanilla to help her tackle the protein-filled challenge, finishing up in an impressive time of 35 minutes and 34 seconds.During the challenge, she describes the feat as “torturous” adding that the difficulty involved cemented her opinion that competitive eating is “an extreme sport”.Zisser’s YouTube account chronicles such food feats as wolfing down 10 Burger King Whoppers in 17 minutes, devouring a 1-kg burrito in just under 100 seconds, and consuming a 2.2-pound jar of Nutella in under four minutes. Credit: Nela Zisser via Storyful
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