A MAN who is paid to review theme parks and rollercoasters has revealed what it is like – and it isn't easy.
Shawn Sanbrooke, 29, said his love of theme parks was started by his mum who worked at Alton Towers when he was a child.
Having worked there when he left school, he launched his own YouTube channel 2012, and now has more than 300,000 subscribers.
He has managed to visit 26 US states, as well as visit theme parks in Hong Kong, China, Dubai and Japan along the way, as well as travelled across Europe.
However, while it may seem like the dream, he explained how it isn't always easy – especially if the experience isn't the best.
He told Input Mag: “We always point out the things we don’t like, but keep it fair and offer constructive criticism to theme parks.”
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According to the magazine, this can cause problems while trying to keep theme parks happy, but also "maintaining integrity" with their viewers.
It's also a demanding job – one trip where he headed to Vienna, saw him create six videos, with more than 230 minutes of content.
He now makes most of his money from creating branded content with theme parks such as Thorpe Park.
He isn't the only one – 22-year-old Jack Silkstone from the UK creates content showing theme park construction as well as reviewing rides.
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Jack said: "My mom would just take me and my brother out on family days to Chessington World of Adventure, Legoland, and all of that stuff.
“My two hobbies — YouTube and theme parks — just came together very nicely."
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