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Sandcastle to add a new water slide: Bombs Away

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
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Sandcastle announced Monday it will debut “Bombs Away” “a high altitude, looping free-fall body slide,” that will be located next to the Lightning Express.
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Sandcastle announced Monday it will debut “Bombs Away” “a high altitude, looping free-fall body slide,” that will be located next to the Lightning Express.

There will be a new way to cool off at Sandcastle next summer.

The West Homestead park announced it will next year debut Bombs Away, described as “a high altitude, looping free-fall body slide.”

The park said the slide will take riders up more than six-stories.

“Riders will enter the launch capsule, stand on the platform, and wait for it to suddenly vanish,” the park said in a statement. “Riders are sent free falling at 26 feet per second.”

“We’re excited to welcome Bombs Away to our existing collection of attractions that our guests have grown to love,” said Tom Radovic, general manager in a statement. “We’re certain this new experience will be an instant favorite!”

Bombs Away will be located adjacent the Park’s Lightning Express speed slide.

Sandcastle has 15 water slides, a wave pool, a lazy river and two children’s areas.

The park hinted at a new ride last week on social media.

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact JoAnne at 412-320-7889, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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