The onetime competitive eating champion has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his arrest a year ago on cocaine possession charges.
A New Jersey man famous for winning several wing eating titles is behind bars facing drug charges.
Sometime Friday morning Jonathan “Super” Squibb will steal away from his entourage, all the backstage hoopla and chaos that promises to be Wing Bowl 20 and seek out a small focus corner, his own personal fortress of solitude.
Competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi is about to take on a new challenge, in a completely different venue than he’s ever encountered before, as the star attraction of Wing Bowl 20.
Wing Bowl is now a bona fide Philadelphia tradition, our Mardi Gras, 19 years running, and nothing to prevent it from lurching and lunging forward like a drunk stumbling home from the Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day.