My daughters are big fans of the show "Phineas and Ferb" which — if you've ever watched the show you know — means they spend many hours each day theorizing how to build a rocket-fueled-dog-feeder or a tower-sized-backyard-sprinkle machine. But generally, they get the idea that these notions aren't really destined to leave the drawing board.
One Ohio dad, however, didn't get this memo. Instead, he turned his children's request for something to play with in the backyard into a quest to make the impossible possible. Jon Cain, of Lancaster, Ohio, built a roller coaster, with an outrageous 12-foot drop right in his family's backyard.
The Cains uploaded footage of their backyard creation a few months ago, but for some reason it only recently went viral. According to the video's description, Cain built the coaster out of PVC pipe, treated lumber, and concrete.
Check it out ...
The opinions expressed by MNN Bloggers and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of MNN.com. While we have reviewed their content to make sure it complies with our Terms and Conditions, MNN is not responsible for the accuracy of any of their information.