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The Nevis Catapult is New Zealand's human slingshot thrill ride

Posted: 8:42 AM, Aug 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-08 14:42:19Z

How would you like to catapult 500-feet in a matter of seconds?

One of New Zealand's newest attractions offers adventure tourist and thrill seekers an opportunity to become a human slingshot.

The Nevis Catapult pushes riders straight out in one direction before dropping nearly 500-feet.

For those brave enough to strap in and experience it, they can expect to reach speeds upwards of 60 miles an hour.