World Twinkie Eating Contest: Contestant Eats 120 Twinkies In Just 6 Minutes, 16,200 Calories [Video]

Matt Stonie is a competitive eater and Twinkie eating champion. Stonie recently consumed 120 twinkies in just six minutes at the World Twinkie Eating Contest. To put that in perspective, that is an astonishing 16,200 calories in six minutes!

Stonie took a video of the feat and uploaded it to his official Youtube channel on May 27. At the time of this writing, the video had been viewed over 225,000 times. While watching the video, take into consideration that each Twinkie that enters Stonie’s mouth contains 135 calories. Exactly how long would it take you to burn 135 calories? According to Calorie King, you would need to walk 35 minutes to burn off one Twinkie. With Stonie consuming 120 of the beasts in just 6 minutes he would need to walk 4,200 minutes (70 hours) to burn of the amount of calories he consumed in those few brief moments. Therefore, it leaves everyone to wonder, what exactly does Matt Stonie do to stay so thin?

Though Stonie doesn’t discuss his fitness routine, he does note that by the time you read the headline of this article he would have consumed four twinkies or 540 calories. As if the calories weren’t enough, a single Twinkie also contains 16.5 grams of sugar. That means 1,980 grams of sugar were consumed by Matt Stonie in the six minutes of Twinkie eating. That is a lot of sugar!

Matt Stonie doesn’t just eat Twinkies professionally. He is also ranked number two in the MLA, Major League Eating. Stonie’s profile notes that he is also a champ when it comes to consuming bacon, tacos, birthday cake, Creek Indian tacos, pumpkin pie, and pepperoni rolls.

Did you know there was a World Twinkie Eating Contest? Could you consume 120 Twinkies in a single day?