It was once said that Michael Phelps devoured 12,000 calories every day. It seemed ridiculous, but he did burn a lot of energy, so maybe he needed to eat 10 times what the average person consumes.
In a tribute to the Baltimore Bullet, one competitive eater attempted to mimic Phelps' average diet. But this man, known as Furious Pete, one-upped Phelps. He ate 12,000 calories in one sitting.
The meal included some Phelps classics (a five-egg omelete, three chocolate chip pancakes, a bowl of oatmeal) as well as some new additions (five energy drinks, an extra large pepperoni pizza).
Ironically, this video will most likely kill your appetite.
Now is probably not a good time to tell Furious Pete that those stories about Phelps eating 12,000 calories are not true.