New record in winning a cheese-curd eating contest
Can you woof down a half-pound of cheese curds in less than two minutes? Tim Swokowski of Kaukauna set a new record over the weekend, when he won the curd eating contest at the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival in Little Chute, near Appleton. He ate a half-pound of the rubbery curds in one-minute, 46 seconds. That's 21 seconds ahead of the previous record of 2:07. The contest has been taking place for 25 years.