Riders launch on the Slingshot ride at the Western Idaho Fair. (Warning: profanity)

The spendiest carnival ride at the Western Idaho Fair isn't part of the carnival. It's the Slingshot, which costs $30 per person. Tanner Nelson, 28, of Boise, rode with his neighbor. "That was #@$ing badass, dude!" he exclaimed afterward.
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The spendiest carnival ride at the Western Idaho Fair isn't part of the carnival. It's the Slingshot, which costs $30 per person. Tanner Nelson, 28, of Boise, rode with his neighbor. "That was #@$ing badass, dude!" he exclaimed afterward.
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‘You only live once’: Western Idaho Fair ride costs $30 for 30 seconds. Worth it? Watch

August 21, 2018 12:01 PM

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