CHICAGO, May 17 (UPI) --
The operations manager at Chicago's Navy Pier said he would attempt to set a world record by riding a Ferris wheel for 48 hours non-stop.
Clinton Shepherd said he was scheduled to board the Ferris wheel at 2:30 p.m. Friday, WLS-TV, Chicago, reported.
Shepherd is aiming to beat the Guinness World Record for a continuous fairground or theme park ride, 30 hours and 35 seconds.
Shepherd said Ferris wheel fans could hitch a free ride with him.
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