Watermelon Boy

You know, watermelon isn’t really in season, but I don’t think this little boy seems to care.

“Competitive eating may be getting a pint-sized new challenger. Ten-year-old Mitchell Schibeci achieved worldwide fame on Saturday by snacking on a watermelon at a cricket match in Australia. It wasn’t just a slice of watermelon… but almost the whole thing. As this video shows, Mitchell munched on the entire fruit, rind and all.

Schibeci, who is the son of Australian sports reporter and broadcaster Tony Schibeci, admits he was hoping to get some attention.  “I saw people do crazy things, like that mullet boy who got on television, so I thought I might try it too,” he told Channel Seven News.”

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