World's highest swing ride opens

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World's highest swing ride opens
World's highest swing ride opens


The world's tallest swing ride has opened in Texas, towering 400 feet above the ground and swinging daredevil tourists at speeds of up to 40mph.

The Texas SkyScreamer opened at the Six Flags Over Texas theme park in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday.

According to The Wall Street Journal, 24 riders sit across open-air swings while spinning in a 124-ft circle.

World's highest swing ride opens
World's highest swing ride opens



At its 40-storey peak, guests have views of the Arlington, Dallas and Fort Worth.

Steve Martindale, park president of Six Flags Over Texas told the Daily Mail: "We are thrilled to add the tallest swing ride in the world to our premier line up of rides and attractions.

"It offers the most unique ride experience for an attraction of this kind, and also lives up to the Texas mantra that everything is bigger in the Lone Star state!"



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