Kiley Holman was celebrating her bestie’s birthday when an uninvited visitor smacked her proper within the face.
Holman, 13, obtained greater than she bargained for when she hopped on the basic Sling Shot journey together with her good friend Georgia Reed, 14, at Wildwood, NJ’s Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Park.
She was skyrocketed into the air at 75 mph — and got here head to head with a dashing seagull.
The ensuing video, initially posted on-line on July 13 however going viral Thursday morning, captured the unbelievable second the fowl bopped into Holman’s unsuspecting face as she was catapulted into the sky.
Birthday lady Reed appeared blissfully oblivious as Holman peeled the seashore fowl off her face and neck, tossing the animal to the facet to set it free.
“I knew there was no going again and it was simply going to hit me,” Kiley informed Fox Information. “I didn’t know what to take action I look ahead to it to spin over. I simply grabbed it and threw it off me fast.”
In the meantime, the opposite teen’s mom, Enviornment Reed, mentioned she didn’t understand what had occurred till the journey had completed: “I noticed the wings fall from the car, however at first I assumed they have been tickets,” she mentioned, in keeping with the Day by day Mail.
The seagull gave the impression to be unhurt and flapped away, solely leaving a couple of feathers and one disgruntled teen — who additionally suffered no accidents — behind.
Holman informed her native TV information outlet she has no plans to journey the Sling Shot once more.