Man Breaks Ferris Wheel World Record

 
 
Posted Monday, May 20th 2013 @ 3pm  by Kate Seamons, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Want to snatch the record for world's longest Ferris wheel ride? You'll need to clear your schedule for two days and leave your pillow at home in order beat the newly reigning champ, a manager of Chicago's Navy Pier who rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel—awake—for 48 hours, 8 minutes, and 25 seconds. Clinton Shepherd's weekend ride brings the world record to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite (the first having been built in 1893 for the World's Columbian Exposition).

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