Roller Coaster Backyard

A San Francisco dad didn’t want to build any old play set for his children, so instead, a 180-foot long, fully-functioning roller coaster was constructed. You read that right, father of two Will Pemble decided to embark on this project after visiting an amusement park with his 10-year-old son. So, Pemble headed to the local lumber yard for the necessary supplies. Approximately 300-hours and $3,500 worth of materials later, the coaster was finally complete. Continue reading for a video and more information.

“The structure has been tested many times, although he continues to make adjustments to the design. As he explains on his site, the Coaster Dad Project is as educational as it is fun: ‘Today, our backyard roller coaster is an unending source of excitement, challenge, education, and connection. I love it because it brings together all the three things I love best. Physics, Family, and Fun,’ reports Inhabitat.


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