Video: Would you be brave enough to hurl yourself across a ravine in a giant catapult?

9th Aug 18 | Lifestyle

Even watching people do the jump makes our stomachs lurch.

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For thrill seekers, bungee jumping has arguably become a little bit tame and middle of the road. You don’t have to stick to that format anymore though, thanks to this new catapult experience.

You’ll have to travel to the Nevis Valley in Queenstown, New Zealand, but don’t worry, it won’t be a trip you’ll regret. The views are simply spectacular – just take a look at this…

However, we can’t promise you’ll have much time to soak up the scenery during the catapult experience, because you’ll be flying across the valley at 100km per hour in just 1.5 seconds.

Instead of stepping off a platform for a bungee jump, for this you are literally slingshotted across the valley. The speed and height makes for a gut-wrenching, adrenaline-fuelled experience – thankfully you’re still attached to a cord…

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