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SkyScreamer: check out the tallest swing ride in the world

AFP   May 17, 2014
First Published: 15:56 IST(17/5/2014) | Last Updated: 17:27 IST(17/5/2014)

A US theme park attraction is being touted as the tallest swing ride in the world for lifting thrill-seekers up 40 storeys in the sky before sending riders on a whirlwind spin.

SkyScreamer to debut as tallest swing ride in the world. (AFP)

Six Flags New England has taken the traditionally genteel swing ride to new heights with its New England SkyScreamer in Massachusetts, a 400-foot (122-meter) attraction that spins riders round at speeds of up to 35 miles (56 km) an hour.

SFNE SkyScreamer B-Roll from Modern Filmworks on Vimeo.

Read: Marvel and Cartoon Network theme park to open in Dubai in December

The attraction opens to the general public May 23.

Photo courtesy: AFP

 


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