On Thursday, JUST-EAT.ca hosted a live Q&A with Takeru Kobayashi on our Facebook Page. Here are 10 of the most surprising things we learned …

10) He likes polar bears (over other bear species), briefs (over boxers) and cake (over pie).

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Photo by of the4mahers1997 via Flickr.com Creative Commons licensing.

9) For a guy who eats a lot of hot dogs, his fave food is TOFU!

new york city food crawl (april 2011)

8) He can do 55 push-ups in 1 minute

Kobayashi doing push ups

7) He’s BFF’s with three-time Olympic Judo gold medalist in┬áTadahiro┬áNomura:

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6) He probably would have been a baseball player

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5) If he could choose any opponent, it would be PB&J sandwiches against Elvis

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Photo by Benson Kua via Flickr.com Creative Commons licensing.

4) Grossest thing he’s ever eaten: raw cow brains

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Photo by blmurch via Flickr.com Creative Commons.

3) He can fit 10 hot dogs in his mouth and still smile in this photo

Kobayashi can fit 10 hot dogs in his mouth

2) He doesn’t like chestnuts, generally speaking.

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1) He used to look like this ..

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Want to see Kobayashi live in Toronto? Catch him at the JUST EAT CAMPUS CHOMPIONSHIP final event taking place on Mon, Oct 28th at 8pm at the Drake Hotel in Toronto. Or, click here to win VIP passes.

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