It's Official! - He Has The Smelliest Sneakers In America!


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Last Wednesday, 15-year old Benjamin Russell was declared the official winner of the 33rd "Odor Eaters Rotten Sneaker" contest. Apparently, his sneakers were sooooooooo smelly, that the judges almost fainted!

The annual contest organized by Odor Eaters, a company that manufactures foot odor products, was held in the small town of Montepelier, Vermont. The eight-finalists, ranging from seven to seventeen, were the winners of regional contests held in different parts of the country. They all had one thing in common - really smelly sneakers!

The judges which include "Master Sniffer" George Aldrich, who is a chemical specialist for NASA Space missions and Rachel Herz, a professor at Brown University, look for sneakers that are in really bad condition and most importantly smell really awful.

Benjamin's stratgey to get his sneakers smelly was to wear the same sneakers for hunting, camping and fishing over the last two summers. His strategy paid off! For his efforts he received a check for $2,500, a Golden Sneaker award trophy, a years supply of Odor Eaters products and an all expenses paid trip to New York to see the Broadway show " The Lion King" - as for the offensive sneakers that brought him all this fortune - they get their own special spot in the Odor-Eaters "Hall of Fumes".

So what are you waiting for - start working on getting those sneakers as dirty and smelly as you can possibly can - and see if you can win the next "Odor Eaters Rotten Sneaker" contest!


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  • android7
    android7Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 6:04 pm
    I probably wouldn't be able to handle the smell XD
    • redpanda07
      redpanda07Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:38 am
      • ajg16
        ajg16Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3:19 pm
        And he's proud of stinky feet...?
        • Cupcake QueenFriday, August 24, 2018 at 11:21 am
          Cool but gross
          • kirbykat360
            kirbykat360Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 2:38 pm
            I don't want to even think about what it smelt like...
            • bekahboo
              bekahbooThursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:33 am
              but it will prorbably won't work!:(:)
              • bekahboo
                bekahbooThursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:33 am
                I want to do that!
                • watermage2
                  watermage2Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 4:57 pm
                  I love it.
                  • shivi483
                    shivi483Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 11:58 pm
                    another wow this is getting very wired and awkward
                    • artjunkie
                      artjunkieSunday, August 24, 2014 at 6:07 pm
                      Awesomely gross!