Be flung across a valley by a human slingshot, if you're into that

Tech 8-8-2018 Mashable 33

If you're one of those freaks who don't think bungee jumping is enough excitement, perhaps being flung across a valley is more your jam.

The Nevis Catapult hurls willing participants 150 metres (164 yards) across the Nevis Valley near Queenstown, New Zealand, which you might know for its fair share of extreme sports.

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If you're up for it, you can experience up to 3g of force, and fly at speeds of almost 100 kilometres per hour (62 miles per hour) in 1.5 seconds. While these are impressive numbers, the video of the whole thing speaks for itself.  Read more...

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