July 1, 2014 at 1:00 am

Cedar Point opens new SlingShot ride

The new attraction flings guests (two at a time) 360 feet into the air at up to 62 miles per hour. (Cedar Point)

As part of the improvements to the Gemini Midway, Cedar Point opens its newest ride, SlingShot, Wednesday. The new attraction flings guests (two at a time) 360 feet into the air at up to 62 miles per hour.

Admission price doesnít include a fling on the SlingShot; itís an extra $25. The new thr≠ill ride joins two new mil≠der attractions that open≠ed earlier this season: the Pipe Scream coaster and Lake Erie Eagles ride, both in the Gemini Midway.

Lo≠cated in Sandusky, Ohio, Cedar Point is open daily through Sept. 1 and weekends through Nov. 1. Visit www.cedarpoint.com.