ORLANDO, Fla. — One man, who weighs 300 pounds, is now using a theme park's size restrictions as motivation to lose weight.
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Usually, people are tuned away from theme park rides and roller coasters because they are too small. At the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter, some people are too big to ride, according to Universal Orlando.
The roller coaster, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, has size restrictions.
Universal said all the seat restraints on the ride require three clicks from the safety bar. If the bar does not click three times for someone, the patron is asked to get up.
Banks Lee, who was turned away from the new ride, launched his own blog, called "Three Clicks," to motivate weight loss.
"And it just blew up. People said I was positive motivation, saying I am inspiring them. It's such a breath of fresh air that people are not complaining or suing, because it is my fault — because I'm overweight," Lee said.
Lee said he is determined to get back on the ride and hear those three clicks by the end of the year.