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Mammoth, Splashin' Safari, Indiana
Starting its water jets today and launching itself into the record books in the process is Mammoth, the longest watercoaster in the world measuring in at a mammoth 1,763ft long (one-third of a mile).
Like Wildebeest, the previous holder of this title, Mammoth uses cutting-edge hydromagnetic technology to propel six-person inflatable boats at breakneck speeds along a series of rollercoaster-like uphill climbs followed by fast downward plunges. The ride begins with a 300ft conveyor "lift hill" followed by a series of drops, including one three-storey drop while you're tilted at a 45-degree angle.
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Surely with the amount of rain we've had in Britain over the past month, we could recreate one of these rides using some scaffolding, a paddling pool and a bit of rum for courage...?
Great buzz,even greater memories!
christother williams and sue.................what a pair of miserables bastards
Have been on the Aqualoop at Terme 3000 and it is a thrill ride BUT IT GETS NOWHERE NEAR 262ft per second. 262ft per second is 288km/h or approximately 180 MILES PER HOUR.
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Spam sausages whateva, why are MSN terrified of the facts as opposed to purely making things up. Well let's try again.
looks brilliant would love to have one of these in england sounds like it would be better for your thrill seekers
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