London will soon be home to the world’s longest slide

Today is a great day, because today it’s been announced that the ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower is going to be turned into the world’s tallest slide.

The sculpture – which was designed by Turner-prize winning artist Anish Kapoor – sits in the Olympic park, and at 114m is the UKs tallest sculpture.

The slide will start at the 80m point and spiral around the tower five times before a final 50m route down to the ground.

The descent will take about 40 seconds, and you’ll be travelling at an average speed will be six metres a second.

Oh, and there’ll be transparent sections on the slide, so you can marvel at the view.
Source: Anish Kapoor’s Olympic ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower to become a slide | Metro News

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