From Tech Cruch: Opened at Fuji-Q Highland amusement park, the Takabisha beats out Le Timber Drop in France as the world’s steepest roller coaster with a 121-degree freefall (Le Timber Drop’s freefall is 113.1 degrees). The $12.50 ride takes just under 2 minutes, and it cost the park $37 million.
Check out the video of the ride. I have to admit that I’m not a huge fan of roller coasters, and for me, the video is probably enough excitement, but what do you think? Would you ride the Takabisha?
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Kristin Conard is an editor at Matador Nights as well as a writing instructor in California. As a child, she wanted to be a librarian, because she thought that the librarian was the one who got to write all the books in the library. Her obsession with reading and writing has continued, and when she is not grading papers and lesson planning, she is working on a collection of essays and planning her next trip.