Roller coasters are already pretty safe, at least given our nation’s stringent safety laws, but most of us still feel that twinge of fear when we strap in that a screw might come loose and the coaster will turn from attraction to death trap.
Luckily, there’s a way to ride the world’s tallest, most terrifying roller coaster from the comfort of your armchair. Well, okay, not really. But this great POV video is the next best thing.
The four-minute video shows a digital version of what it will be like to ride Skyscraper in Orlando, a coaster measuring nearly 500 feet high opening in 2017 at Skyplex.