Blokes scoff down five pies in five minutes for Aussie Day
THINK you could eat five pies in 10 minutes?
It would be hard to pass up such an Aussie challenge on a day like Australia Day, as five brave competitors found out.
The crowd went wild at Harrup Park on Sunday as the pie-eating contest kicked into action.
Although his competitors were great eaters, Michael Labbett came out on top. The Mackay man who works in the mining industry said he didn't have a game plan, he just never lost anything.
"I've competed in a pizza-eating contest before, so I thought I'd give pies a go," he said.
"I'm very competitive so I had no doubts I would finish first."
In just over five minutes, Mr Labbett managed to stomach five meat pies with tomato sauce, making the meal look like a snack.
He said he slowed down a bit on the fifth pie but was happy with his performance. "Like I said, I never lose anything," Mr Labbett said.
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