Chinese Scenic Spot Unveils World’s Scariest Super-Swing


Yunyang Longgang Scenic Spot in Chongqing, China, has become home to what's being referred to as the world’s scariest swing. It can catapult thrill-seekers over the edge of a nearly 3,000-foot-tall cliff, at speeds of up to 80mph. The newly-unveiled super swing consists of a 100-meter-tall arch tower from which the swing’s metal cables are attached, and a 328-foot-tall launch tower that allows the swing to achieve mind-numbing speeds. The new super-swing is currently undergoing additional safety inspections and is expected to open on June 30th. The swing is also anti-thunder and anti-electric and can withstand a magnitude 10 earthquake and level 14 typhoon. The arc of the swing reaches 90 degrees, 230 feet from the cliff underneath the seat. Up to three people can use the swing at one time and are strapped into the chairs with safety harnesses before being lifted into the air by a rope attached to the launch tower, and then flung at a blistering speed.