The Biggest Swing in the World Will Put Hairs on the Palms of Your Hands

By Gizmodo UK on at

Lunch firmly trapped in your guts? Keep it down there. This is the Nevis Swing, the New Zealand creation we’re utterly thrilled to be sharing the planet with. Just as long as it’s not this side of the planet.

As if the 120m of rope, 300m arc and 120kph speeds weren’t enough to make you dizzy, the swing is positioned 160m above a river and there was a pretty terrifying malfunction a few years back, where a rider slipped through her harness, leaving her clinging to life by her armpits.

Like what you're hearing? Here it is in action: