Leading waterparks and waterslides expert, Polin Waterparks, has won the Silver Award at the Istanbul International Inventions Fair for its innovative King Cobra waterslide design.
The annual exhibition, organised by the International Federation of Inventors’ Association (IFIA), focuses on inventions, patents and technical ideas; awarding four major awards in 22 technical categories.
"We recognize the amazing diversity of products that were on display at this event. For Polin to be singled out with this unique recognition – well, it's a great source of pride to us. The talent of other firms' innovative efforts was evident everywhere " said Ali Cansun, R&D Director of Polin.
Since its debut in 2010, the King Cobra waterslide has been recognized numerous times for its unique design, including winning Kirmes & Park Revue Awards Europe’s Best Waterslide four years in a row 2012-2015, Most Innovative Award 2013, and The Best Extreme Attraction of the Year 2015.
King Cobra was the first waterslide to have theming built directly into the attraction, earning the company a worldwide patent. The slide is now in waterparks all over the world.
The slide has a unique configuration that enables two double tubes to race through a circular path before experiencing an 8 meter drop of speeds up to 51km/h towards the “Valley of the Cobra”. Whilst an intense and thrilling experience for riders, the King Cobra slide offers unique design and visual/sound effects for spectators too.
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