Over the years, the speed eating challenge has taken the Internet by storm. Social media is flooded with videos that show people consuming a variety of foods, drinks, and even weird things in a short time. And then these videos go viral, garnering millions of views, likes, and comments. We recently watched such a video which delighted us very much. It’s a drinking challenge! Popular American YouTuber Eric ‘Badlands’ Booker, a professional eater currently ranked 23rd in ‘Eating in the Big League’, broke the world record by drinking soda in seconds. You heard us. According to the official website of the Guinness World Records, Booker drank a quart of soda from a measuring cup in just 6.80 seconds. Watch the video here:
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In the video, we can see Booker pouring a bottle of soda into a measuring cup. “I feel great,” he shared, finishing his drink in a flash.
During the competition, he also dropped a liter of ketchup. “Oh, that’s thick,” we hear him say as we pour ketchup into a measuring cup. And guess! He finished the entire sauce in just 1.18 minutes. With this, “the new record title of the competitive drinker marks two more to add to its roster,” the GWR report writes.
Let’s take a look at some other impressive competitive drinking record holders, according to the GWR website:
- The fastest time to drink a sunny capri – 11.86 seconds and by Fayis Nazer (India), in Abu Dhabi, UAE, was achieved on January 29, 2022.
- Fastest time to drink a bottle of ketchup – The fastest time to drink a bottle of 500 g (17.6 oz) ketchup was 25.37 seconds and was done by Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya (India), in Mumbai, India, on September 7, 2017.
- The fastest time to drink a cup of coffee – 3.17 seconds and was achieved by Andre Ortolf (Germany), in Augsburg, Germany, achieved on December 27, 2021.
About Somdatta SahaExplorer- this is what Somdatta likes to call himself. Whether it’s about food, people or places, all she craves is to know the unknown. A simple aglio olio or daal-chawal and a good movie can set her off to a new day.