Home   News   Article

Subscribe Now

Ewa proves she's 'top of the cobs' as she wins sweetcorn eating competition at Skylark Garden Centre near Wimblington



More news, no ads

LEARN MORE


Fast chewers put their gnashers to the test in the annual Skylark Garden Centre sweetcorn eating championships.

The event held on Bank Holiday Monday saw 40 people of all ages line-up to chomp their way through as many cobs as they could in three minutes.

Presenter Johnny Dee with Skylark's Bart Woodbine. (3864296)
Presenter Johnny Dee with Skylark's Bart Woodbine. (3864296)

There were two heats for both the adults and the children's competitions with 10 in each and the final then saw the fastest six compete for the glory and a trophy.

Ewa finishes after eating seven cobs in three minutes. (3864302)
Ewa finishes after eating seven cobs in three minutes. (3864302)

Winners were 14-year-old Dylan Potter, who managed to consume four cobs in the allotted time.

He was presented with a super soaker pistol and a cup.

Dylan receives his prize from Bart. (3864300)
Dylan receives his prize from Bart. (3864300)

The adult winner was Ewa Urbanska from Hartford, she managed an 'amaizing' seven cobs to win the £100 prize and the trophy.

Ewa receives the trophy from Bart. (3864354)
Ewa receives the trophy from Bart. (3864354)

The MC for the day was BBC's radio Cambridgeshire's Johnny Dee.

Let the eating begin. (3864367)
Let the eating begin. (3864367)

Skylark's events' manager Bart Woodbine said: "We had a really busy day and it was a great success."

There were two heats of 10 contests in both the junior and adults contests. (3864308)
There were two heats of 10 contests in both the junior and adults contests. (3864308)
Let the eating begin. (3864360)
Let the eating begin. (3864360)


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More