Adrenaline-pulsing terror comes in many forms. So if you feel the urge for theme park thrills, these are the contenders for the title of the world's scariest rollercoaster.
David Whitley is a freelance travel writer based in the UK. He has a taste for unusual experiences and oddities with a great story behind them.
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