Hempstead Wins Oyster Slurp-Off in Norwalk, CT

Competitors on the ready during the oyster slurping competion. Photo/Norwalk Seaport Association.

TheHour.com: Doug Hempstead is back on top. The Norwalk councilman took first place in the Norwalk Seaport Association‘s “slurp-off” at the 35th annual Oyster Festival on Sunday.

Congratulations to Doug Hempstead who won the competitive oyster slurping competition. Photo/Norwalk Seaport Association.

Hempstead, who has won the contest in previous years, beat the defending champion, Brien McMahon High School Athletic Director Joe “Mad Dog” Madaffari, by sucking down a dozen slimy oysters before his fellow competitors.

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