Maryland competitive record-setting Lee Juliet eater is dead.
The young woman died at the age of 54, she was a long-time member of Major League Eating and the number 17 ranked eater in the world. She suddenly passed on Monday, Sept. 9 at the age of 54.
Lee was popular for good habit of eating more than men three times her size when it came to competition.
She was among the team of competitors in more than 100 competitive eating contests in 2006 and she has hold the record for eating more than 13 pounds of jellied cranberry sauce in eight minutes. She also downed 11 slices of pizza in 10 minutes and swallowed 32 dozen oysters in eight minutes.
Lee made her start on food eating competition on December 2006 who she too part on competing professionally, at that time she was Weighing in at 100 pounds, she was one of the first females to compete in the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest. She was ranked No. 17 in the world.
Lee was one of the first women to compete in the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest. She always placed among the top finishers, earning the respect of her male peers.
Juliet was very slender and in fantastic shape, she did yoga, she was a fitness enthusiast and she would get on stage and she would lift her t-shirt just a little to show her tummy, next to all these big huge guys with their big bellies and the crowd would just love it.
Before Juliet moved over to US she took up a teaching job as a chemistry professor and was also an owner of several local hair salons and was a mother to two accomplished daughter.
According Fox5dc, in 2007 study revealed that competitive eating can come with the same health risks as people living with obesity, even if they are not overweight, like higher risks of liver damage and added stress on the heart and kidneys.
Lee’s family has asked for their privacy. In lieu of flowers, they’d like donations to be made to “The Hunger Project,” which is an organization working to end world hunger.
The late Juliet Lee is survived by her two daughters, Lily and Leah.