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Latex/Deerskin Glove Combo Fails to Bring Victory

Eating innovator Tim Janus, who revolutionized the sport by introducing non-water liquids into contests, attempted to gain an advantage in the ice cream eating contest by ignoring the spoon and using a latex/deerskin glove combo to eat with his hands.

Crazy Legs Conti followed suit, adopting this novel eating method. But neither eater had success (Patrick Bertoletti won) and both complained afterward that their hands were frozen.

Host Rich Shea offered that the new method was also bad manners.