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Where's the beef? At the Elk Burger Challenge

It's hard for me to understand the appeal of competitive eating. See the video below to see how this one turned out.

Juan Carlo / Ventura County Star via AP

Jim Geiger and his wife June Geiger bring the five pounds of beef on a bun served with 10 slices of cheese plus lettuce, pickle, onion, tomato, one pound of fries and, for dessert, two cups of banana pudding for two participants on Friday, Oct. 28. The Elk Burger Challenge offered fourth Fridays of every month by Elk's Lodge No. 1430 in Ventura consists of those who think they can eat all that in 60 minutes or less and pay an entry fee of $25 to give it a try. The winner will receive $100 cash and his/her picture on the Hall of Fame at the Lodge. But thus far, none of the entrants, who range in age from 19 to 65 have finished the burger, much less the banana pudding.

Juan Carlo / Ventura County Star via AP

Ken Stamps, 63, of Ventura starts eating the five pounds of beef on a bun served with 10 slices of cheese plus lettuce, pickle, onion, tomato, one pound of fries and, for dessert, two cups of banana pudding on Friday, Oct. 28. About 50 minutes into the eating contest Stamps threw in the towel. The Elk Burger Challenge offered fourth Fridays of every month by Elk's Lodge No. 1430 in Ventura consists of those who think they can eat all that in 60 minutes or less and pay an entry fee of $25 to give it a try. The winner will receive $100 cash and his/her picture on the Hall of Fame at the Lodge. But thus far, none of the entrants, who range in age from 19 to 65 have finished the burger, much less the banana pudding.