VHS_WildRides[VHS: Discovery Channel – 1996 – 52 mins]. (1 of 2) It’s a thrill-seekers paradise! Jump aboard some of the wildest, craziest, most extreme rides in existence. Witness astonishing speed and incredible scenes. Enjoy front seat rides on some of the most famous and outrageous roller coasters and thrill rides! Ride the Desperado and feel the white-knuckled terror generated by its terrifying 280 foot drop; put yourself through the thrills and chills of the Texas Giant; dare to hop aboard the ferocious Raptor – the world’s tallest, fastest inverted roller coaster. Get an eyeful of futuristic simulated rides and examine more than one hundred years of coaster history. (Also available on DVD). ANDY SHINE SAYS: This film held my attention from start to finish. There’s input from several prominent coaster designers and builders, which elevates the programme significantly. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.