English version

white-knuckle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhite-knuckleˌwhite-ˈknuckle adjective [only before noun]  a white-knuckle ride at a fairground makes you feel excited and afraid at the same time
Examples from the Corpus
white-knucklea white-knuckle flightThrill to the spills of those white-knuckle rides and make it a day you and the kids will never forget.
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