Man eats his 30000th Big Mac

Man Eats 30000th Big Mac, Setting New World Record

Don Gorske ate his first Big Mac in 1972 at a McDonald's in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin and returned there on Friday to eat his 30,000 Big Mac, breaking his own world record.

Don Gorske has already eaten 30,000 Big Macs since the early 1970s, when he first tried McDonald's signature burger.

Having now eaten 30,000 over the past 46 years, that means on average Gorske eats 1.8 Big Macs per day for four-and-a-half decades.

A pamphlet chronicling Gorske's hamburger habit offers a hint of why he's so devoted, according to Detroit television station WXYZ. He drove in a snowstorm to buy the sandwich but the restaurant was closed.

There have only been eight days that have not included a Big Mac with the most recent being November 23, 2011. In case you're wondering, he says his cholesterol and blood pressure are normal - and he weighs five pounds less than he did 5,000 Big Macs ago.

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Now age 64, Goerske is a retired prison guard, and he's as into Big Macs as ever.

He ate his 20,000 Big Mac in 2004. "At my last medical check-up I had low cholesterol and my blood pressure was flawless".

This Big Mac fan has become a big deal.

Gorske has appeared in numerous television shows including Rachel Ray Show, Oprah, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Inside Edition, and Lopez Tonight.

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