Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Riding the Lot in One Hour

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Riding the Lot in One Hour

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Byline: Ana Vlastaras ana.vlastaras@dailyexaminer.com

I HAVE been a thrill seeker ever since my parent's mistakenly bought me a pair of roller blades when I was just seven.

Flying down the steepest hills was what I lived for, so when my editor asked who wanted to take up the challenge of experiencing every ride at this year's Grafton Show I was first to raise my hand.

Amazingly no-one else in the newsroom even bothered to challenge me for the story.

I started big with the Skywalker. It can be described in one word - awesome.

The G-forces were absolutely amazing. There was also a feeling of weightlessness as your legs are completely free. It is not for the faint-hearted, with its velocity and height.

Speed was also a winner and it delivered on the pace front. It goes really high, really fast while you are spinning. …

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