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Windseeker ride opens at Knott's Berry Farm

August 24, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The much anticipated Windseeker ride opened Wednesday at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park.

The ride rises 300 feet in the air, offering thrill seekers a new perspective over the theme park.

The roller coaster includes 32 two-person gondolas that climb to the top tower. Then, the ride spreads its metal arms and swings riders for 60 seconds.

They experience a sense of weightlessness as their legs are left unrestrained.

Windseeker was designed by a company in the Netherlands that has been creating thrill rides for more than 20 years.