Robby Kalland made a simple announcement on Twitter: He planned to eat 82 chicken nuggets in one sitting. Simple, yet inspirational.
OFFICIAL ALL YOU CAN EAT NUGGETS GOAL FOR TONIGHT: 82.— Robby Kalland (@RKalland) November 14, 2017
I'm gunning for 1 over Kobe.
He prepared himself physically and mentally.
I ate lunch at 10:30 in order to be best prepared for the 5-7 pm time limit. I feel strong and good.— Robby Kalland (@RKalland) November 14, 2017
Vowed to avoid the fries.
Considered his beverage options.
An then his trial began. As Kalland worked towards his goal, more and more followers tuned in to watch as he live-tweeted the growing pile of empty chicken nugget boxes, the meat sweats, the initial exuberance followed by grim determination. It was a wild ride.
just hit 58. i'm the real king of this here nugget game, lebron james.— Robby Kalland (@RKalland) November 14, 2017
Being interviewed by 2 awestruck children right now. the kids are who i do it for.— Robby Kalland (@RKalland) November 14, 2017
But in the end, he triumphed and became a hero.
May he live to break his own record, though the nuggets probably aren't helping with that.