Sabine Sardeson, left, 16 months, watches as her mom Stephanie Sardeson, Heidi Oliver, Lenin Mendoza and Marshall Gibbins compete in a Monster Donut eating contest at Rocket Donuts in downtown Bellingham on Friday, Jan 15, 2016. Mendoza won, eating his 1-pound, 2-ounce doughnut in 6 minutes, 38 seconds.
Sabine Sardeson, left, 16 months, watches as her mom Stephanie Sardeson, Heidi Oliver, Lenin Mendoza and Marshall Gibbins compete in a Monster Donut eating contest at Rocket Donuts in downtown Bellingham on Friday, Jan 15, 2016. Mendoza won, eating his 1-pound, 2-ounce doughnut in 6 minutes, 38 seconds. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bellinghamherald.com
Sabine Sardeson, left, 16 months, watches as her mom Stephanie Sardeson, Heidi Oliver, Lenin Mendoza and Marshall Gibbins compete in a Monster Donut eating contest at Rocket Donuts in downtown Bellingham on Friday, Jan 15, 2016. Mendoza won, eating his 1-pound, 2-ounce doughnut in 6 minutes, 38 seconds. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bellinghamherald.com

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