Southcentral KY Native Bartley Weaver ‘Savors the Flavor’ at Hot Dog Eating Contest

Bowling Green, KY. – For the second year in a row Southcentral Kentucky native, Bartley Weaver had a chance to participate in the Nathans Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Weaver has one of, if not the most, unique resumes spending time as a Kentucky State Trooper, Tennessee Titans Hyperion, professional body builder, and competitive eater. his goal has been to inspire others.

“Being able to have all these crazy experiences and one kind of experiences continually provide me opportunities and places to advance and meet more people and influence others,” Weaver said. “I think that’s what it’s all about.”

Earlier this week, Weaver participated in his second Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Weaver jumped from 29 hot dogs eaten in 2022 to 41 in his second go round.

“Everything happened so fast, and I remember Joey told me to savor the flavor and just take in your surroundings, cause you’re going to be here again,” Weaver said.