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Zipline rollercoaster construction goes live.
The EcoPark's headliner – that would be the Rattlesnake, the nation's first “zipline roller coaster.” While traditional ziplines simply send you from point A to B in a straight line, the Rattlesnake features an innovative serpentine steel structure that generates turns, drops and dips similar to those you'd encounter on an inverted roller coaster like Montu or Dragon Challenge (without the loops, of course).
Rattlesnake's track appears deceptively short from a distance, but once you're attached by a snug full-body harness, the intensity packed into its sinuous 1,000 feet becomes apparent. Ever seen that kids' toy that features a bead that slides along a wiggly wire? This is your chance to find out what the bead feels like. The minute-long flight begins placidly, but by the time you hit the first curve, your feet are skimming inches from the trees and your throat is in your mouth. Each drop in the track is only a dozen or so feet, but you experience utter free-fall for a split second before your harness grabs hold and the intentionally flexible track bounces you back up like a bungee. I've experienced dozens of high-tech thrill rides, but never anything as terrifying as Rattlesnake's double-dip finale, which threatens to plunge you into a murky pond (soon to be stocked with live gators) before swinging you screaming into the station.

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