Story: Extreme sports and adventure sports

Ledge Sky Swing (3rd of 4)

Ledge Sky Swing

Shane Wairau hurtles 400 metres above Queenstown on the Ledge Sky Swing. It enables thrillseekers to hang in the air off a ledge before releasing a cord that swings them away from the ledge for an adrenalin rush.

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Ben Schrader, 'Extreme sports and adventure sports - Adventure sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 5 Sep 2013