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Ground has just been broken on the construction site of the two newest ICON Park attractions! They are a slingshot suspended from two 300 foot towers that will fling riders 450 feet in the air, and a 430 foot drop tower that will have seats that tilt 30 degrees. Both attractions are expected to open in December 2021.

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https://www.themeparkinsider.com/flume/202101/7990/

Anyone feeling brave enough to try these?


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^ Is it just me or that red tower is a tad or too thin for a (giant) drop? It looks to me stylish at least though. ;*)
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^ Is it just me or that red tower is a tad or too thin for a (giant) drop? It looks to me stylish at least though. ;*)

It's probably just the concept art. I'd expect the drop tower to be the same model as Highlander at Hansa Park, and the slingshot will almost definitely be the new-gen model that uses steel cables and springs instead of elastic bungee cord.


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Construction tour courtesy of Taylor from Coaster Studios! :)



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Hopefully that we'll be able to see more "easy-to-build" yet incredibly giant structures specially in the 2020's. :*)
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The drop tower is now open!



Anyone brave enough to try it? :P

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It does look like it has the tilting seats. I love that part on Highlander.
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Dirk_Ermen wrote:
It does look like it has the tilting seats. I love that part on Highlander.

It certainly does! It's basically the same as Highlander, just taller. :)


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