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    The Eiffel Tower Extreme: Now You Can Jump From the Iconic Sight

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    A zip line sends thrill seekers from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower flying; they start off 115 meters off the ground. Riders can reach speeds of about 90 km per hour - about the same speed that a tennis ball can travel after being served.

    The free ride was set up on the Eiffel Tower to celebrate the start of the Roland Garros French Open tennis tournament.


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