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      Cedar Point slingshot ride to open 2014 season

      Cedar Point opens for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 10.

      Rollercoaster fans, get ready to get slinged shot into the air at a new Cedar Point ride opening this May.Riders on the SlingShot will be secured in an open-air two-person capsule before being launched nearly 360 feet into the sky.The capsule reaches speeds of up to 62 mph to the second highest point of the Cedar Point skyline just below the Top Thrill Dragster, the fastest and highest coaster in the park.Riders will catapult back up and down until the capsule comes to rest back at the launching point. Slingshot will be located near the Gemini roller coaster. It will be an extra charge amusement ride.Cedar Point opens for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 10.