A WILD RIDE!

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In Vir­ginia in the US, a roller-coaster ride called the Loch Ness Mon­ster has guar­an­teed vis­i­tors an awe­some ex­pe­ri­ence since 1978. The roller coaster is 988m long, 40m high and has a de­scent of about 40m – and ev­ery­thing hap­pens at about 100km/hour. Rid­ers ex­pe­ri­ence a G-force of 3,5g, which is more than the G-force ex­pe­ri­enced by astro­nauts dur­ing a space shut­tle launch (3g), but less than a For­mula One rac­ing driver while brak­ing heav­ily (5g)!

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