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If you were hoping to take a jump on the SkyPad trampoline/bungee/VR experience on your next Royal Caribbean cruise we might have some bad news. The cruise line has temporarily closed the attraction following a passenger injury on board the Mariner of the Seas that sparked at $10 million lawsuit, according to the Miami Herald.

Casey Holladay, a passenger on board the Mariner of the Seas, was injured in February after the harness he was in on the SkyPad failed. Holladay fell some 20 feet to the deck, breaking his pelvis and dislocating a shoulder.

In a statement to the Miami Herald, Owen Torres, corporate communications director for Royal Caribbean International, said, “As part of our commitment to safety, we are temporarily taking SkyPad out of service on Mariner of the Seas and Independence of the Seas to conduct further inspection.”

Torres went on to tell TPG that, “SkyPad will be open for guests on Spectrum of the Seas when she makes her debut April 18, and features an updated design.” Torres added that Royal Caribbean expects to share news of the reopening of SkyPad on Independence of the Seas and Mariner of the Seas soon.

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