15 Jul '11, 3am

Are you man enough for the world's #steepest #rollercoaster?

Are you man enough for the world's #steepest #rollercoaster?

You'll need a good head for heights and a strong stomach on the Takabisha, at Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park below Mount Fuji in Yamanashi– it’s the world’s steepest roller coaster. STOMPer samurai says: "The death-defying Takabisha – which means dominant – is 141ft tall and has a free-fall angle of 121 degrees, sending riders hurtling towards the earth at up to 62mph. "In just 112 seconds on the white-knuckle ride you zoom along more than two miles of track in a car fitted with motors that accelerate through seven fearsome loops. "In the video taken by somebody who's on the ride, you can barely hear any screaming! "Maybe that's why the Japanese are such thrill seekers, where's the fear at all?"

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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