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Latest Superlative Roller Coaster Will Wrap Around a Skyscraper 570 Feet in the Air (Video)
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June 10 2014 3:35 PM

The Roller Coaster Arms Race

The latest superlative coaster will wrap around a huge Orlando development, 570 feet in the air.


The new coaster isn’t projected to open until 2016, when it’s sure to have its thunder stolen by another ride in the never-ending race to be the world’s tallest and fastest. ​

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.

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