WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (CNN/WTAE) - What would you do to celebrate your 80th birthday? For one roller coaster enthusiast the choice was clear. He wanted to ride his favorite roller coaster 80 times in a row.
Vic Kleman has ridden the Jack Rabbit 4,700 times. His first ride took place in 1959 when some buddies tricked him.
"You go down the hill, well, they had be turned around talking to them and we went down the hill, and gullible me when we got to the top for the double dip, they said look over there so, I looked over there, and we went down the double dip," said Kleman.
He is also part of a roller coaster enthusiasts' group.
"The fascination with the roller coaster is fun, it's exciting, and it, just, well I don't know how to explain it, it just makes you feel good," Kleman said.