Former Names: Also referred to as Sling Shot or Slingshot
Manufacturer: Funtime Industries
Model: Sling Shot
Height: Up to 260 ft in the air
Speed: Up to 100mph
Vehicles: Two riders per cycle
Description: Slingshot is a high-speed upcharge thrill ride. Riders are strapped into a large ball-shaped ride vehicle and are then catapulted skyward. The ball bounces up and down, flipping the passengers, before lowering back to the ground.
History: Slingshot was added to Oktoberfest in 2002, adjacent to where King Cobra stood through the 2001 season.