Tim "Eater X" Janus became the first World Burping Champion after belting out a monstrous, 18.1-second-long belch. The 165-pound Janus beasted during the competition, which was held at the Hudson Station Bar and Grill in midtown New York last Friday.

The secret to his success? Massive amounts of soda. His championship-clenching burp was fueled by 2 gallons of Diet Coke and Mountain Dew. His advice: “You just have to force every last bit of air up. It’s beautiful, really.”

Spoken like a true champion.

[via Gothamist]

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