'Texas SkyScreamer' Swing Ride is 400 Feet High, World Record (Video)

| by Michael Allen
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At the Six Flags Over Texas amusement park in Arlington, Texas, the world’s tallest tower swing ride officially opened on Saturday (video below).

The "Texas SkyScreamer" elevates twenty-four riders up 400 feet in open-air swings that spin in a 124-foot circle at 35 m.p.h.

At the highest point in the ride, people can see all of Arlington, as well as Dallas and Fort Worth, texas.

"We are thrilled to add the tallest swing ride in the world to our premier line up of rides and attractions," said Steve Martindale, park president of Six Flags Over Texas, reports the Daily Mail.

"It offers the most unique ride experience for an attraction of this kind, and also lives up to the Texas mantra that everything is bigger in the Lone Star state."

The next tallest SkyScreamer ride is at Six Flags Over Georgia and is 242 feet tall, but spins at 43 m.p.h.

Source: Daily Mail