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14741 25 May 2022

Watch Kevin Hart Conquer His Fear as He Ride the World’s Fastest Roller Coaster on Yas Island Abu Dhabi

Is the beloved comedian and world’s only Chief Island Officer ready to confront his fear of roller coasters?


Abu Dhabi, UAE May 25, 2022: As the first Chief Island Officer of Yas Island Abu Dhabi, one of the worlds leading leisure and entertainment hubs, Kevin Hart confronts his fears and braves the worlds fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa, at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

Prior to the ride, Hart appears more daring when he questions the speed of the world fastest roller coaster, the Formula Rossa. After his experience on the coaster, where Kevin reaches speeds of up to 240 km/h and encapsulates his fear of the roller coaster, he interacts with a young fan who innocently questions whether he had shed tears of frightto which Kevin Hart confidently argues that they are tears of joy. He also claims to have invented the best safety gear needed i.e., the Hartbreaker so visitors can look good while attempting to break records.

One of the many record-breaking attractions available on Yas Island is the Formula Rossa, which holds the Guinness World Record as the worlds fastest roller coaster, reaching speeds of up to 240 km/h and traveling 52 meters upward in just 4.9 seconds. This is the first in a series of episodes as part of Kevins quest to Hartify the Island, viewers can look forward to what Yas Island and the destinations Chief Island Officer have in store.

Viewers and fans of the comedian can stay tuned and watch Kevins capers on the destinations social media pages: Facebook, Instagram and YouTube

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About Yas Island

Yas Island is one of the worlds fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi - just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. Yas Island offers holiday makers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences, from one-of-a-kind theme parks, world-class shopping and superb dining, to a links golf course, exciting water and motor sports, and spectacular musical, entertainment and family events all within the 25 sq km Island. Today, Yas Island is home to the award-winning theme parks Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the record-breaking CLYMB Abu Dhabi, Yas MarinaCircuit (home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX), Yas Marina, the award-winning Yas Links golf course, as well as Abu Dhabis largest mall, Yas Mall, Yas Bay Waterfront - Abu Dhabis vibrant day to night destination featuring Pier71, a three-kilometre Boardwalk, and a variety of world-class dining, leisure and entertainment brands. With ten hotels, including W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, The WB Abu Dhabi, the World's first Warner Bros. themed hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Residences, Crowne Plaza Yas Island Abu Dhabi, Yas Island Rotana, Centro Yas Island by Rotana, Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island and Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island, plus more than 165 dining experiences, the destination also features indoor and outdoor concert venues including WHITE Abu Dhabi and Etihad Arena - all of which are complemented by a range of visitor services that connect all attractions to one another.