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Playland Debuts New 'Beast' Ride (VIDEO)

05/15/2015 04:04 EDT | Updated 05/18/2015 08:59 EDT

Sweet, sweet summer is on its way, and that means Playland at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) is opening its gates once again.

The Vancouver amusement park has added a new attraction to its repertoire, fittingly named "The Beast."

The pendulum ride swings people over 38 metres (125 feet) in the air at 90 km/h. On top of that, the seats spin riders in circles while they're flying.

Playland says that for the first time in North America, riders can choose to face inward or outward — or just go again and do both, if they have the stomach for it.

Here's a sneak peek of the ride (watch above), in case you want to suss things out before losing your lunch riding it yourself.

Playland opens on Saturday, May 16.

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