This piece of very cool playground equipment is called a sky surf, located on South Tce, Adelaide, based on the movements of windsurfing.
We loved it!
Below is the promotional video on youtube which will give you a better visual of the leaning backwards move that would make for a smoother ride... as opposed to my knee jerk reaction of hanging on for dear life!
As Julianne from Puddle-Wonderful Life says....
The World Needs: More Playgrounds for Grown-ups!
Check it out next time you're in Adelaide and let me know what you think.