THRILL seekers in the region now have one more ride to choose from as the new super-fast rollercoaster at Flamingo Land has officially opened – and it promises to be an exciting adventure for whoever dares go on the ride.

Opening at theme park in Malton, North Yorkshire today, the newest addition will be named ‘Sik’ after a well-known world fashion brand with local links.

It’s understood that the £18m ‘Sik’ project will imminently opening, after footage was released from Flamingo Land that showcased the first ride, which features GoPro clips of someone rattling down the rails of ‘Sik’.

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Explaining the decision for the new collaboration between Flamingo Land and the fashion brand, the theme park said: "We are proud to announce that we are working with our great friends at Sik Silk, a well-known world fashion brand with very local links.

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“The owner of Flamingo Land and Sik Silk Gordon Gibb and Sam Kay, David Johnston and Barry Gill have been friends for years and they wanted to join their two successful local brands and tell their respective stories in an exciting project, and what better backdrop than a new world-class roller coaster.

"Both companies are a true British success story with very local roots. Sik Silk based in Scarborough with the three3 owners being born and bred there and started their company from one of their bedrooms on a Scarborough Council Estate."

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