Intimidator 305 The tallest, fastest and most thrilling roller coaster on the East Coast. The ride stands 305 feet at its highest point with a first drop of 300 feet at an 85-degree angle. Roller coaster enthusiasts rave about the ride's high-speed twists and turns. Voted "Best New Roller Coaster of 2010" by Amusement Today.
Left with only one seven-car train on The Voyage, the park decided to take one of the six-car trains from The Raven and modify it for use on The Voyage. Due to the differences in length, 2,800 feet (850 m) on The Raven versus 6,442 feet (1,964 m) on The Voyage, the park determined that The Voyage needed the second train much more than The Raven did.
The park considered closing down the coaster, but ultimately elected to give the ride extensive renovations and then re-open it as The Phantom's Revenge. This proved a shrewd move, as the Phantom's Revenge remains incredibly popular among Kennywood patrons today.
SheiKra (/ˈʃiːkrə/, SHEE-krə) is a steel Dive Coaster roller coaster at the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay amusement park in Tampa, Florida, United States. The roller coaster was proposed by Mark Rose, vice-president of design and engineering for the park, and designed by Bolliger & Mabillard.
Intimidator is a steel roller coaster built by Bolliger & Mabillard at Carowinds. The roller coaster is located in the Celebration Plaza section of the park. Intimidator is the thirteenth roller coaster installed at Carowinds and is located near the entrance of the theme park.
Fahrenheit was announced in a Hersheypark press release on September 27, 2007. The ride is the 11th roller coaster and was one of two new attractions for the 2008 season. Viral marketing campaign. Fahrenheit was the first-ever roller coaster to gather hype through a viral marketing campaign.
Inspired by the history of the Thunderhead Gap, a storied logging area of the Smokey Mountains, this ambitious coaster has become one of the best regarded wooden rides in America in the years since its 2004 debut. 700,000 board feet of Southern Yellow Pine were used to create The Thunderhead, which features 22 turns and 32 crossovers. The Thunderhead anchors Dollywood's new historically-inspired Thunderhead Gap section.
Magnum XL-200, colloquially known as simply Magnum, is a steel roller coaster built by Arrow Dynamics at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. When built in 1989, it was the tallest, fastest, and steepest complete-circuit roller coaster in the world as well as the first hypercoaster – a roller coaster that exceeds 200 feet (61 m) in height.
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Cannibal is Lagoon’s most thrilling ride- including a 140 foot tall inverted loop and water feature. Riders travel up to 70 mph over 2,735 feet and through 3 inversions. The custom mega-coaster is unlike anything in the world and will eat other coasters in their tracks.
You will feel the “force” through this white-knuckle maze with a 205-foot drop, two mystifying tunnels, steep banks, dips and turns and speeds reaching 75 miles per hour. This mega-coaster is recognized as one of the best steel roller coasters in the world.
atmosfear - a unique free fall attraction AtmosFear is the tallest free fall attraction in Europe, in terms of both the fall height and the building in which it is housed. There is really only one other attraction in the world that can be compared with AtmosFear, and that is in Australia.
Maverick is a steel roller coaster built by Intamin at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. It was the seventeenth roller coaster built at the park since Blue Streak in 1964. It is notable as being the 500th roller coaster designed by German engineer Werner Stengel and the first roller coaster featuring a Twisted Horseshoe Roll.
Afterburn is a steel inverted roller coaster located at Carowinds amusement park. After more than two years of planning and construction, the roller coaster opened on March 20, 1999. The ride previously operated as Top Gun: The Jet Coaster, before it was renamed Afterburn following Cedar Fair's purchase of the park in 2006.
The Zippin Pippin, formerly called the Pippin, is one of the oldest existing wooden roller coasters in the United States. It was initially constructed in the former East End Park in Memphis, Tennessee, in either 1912, 1915, or 1917 by John A. Miller and Harry C. Baker of National Amusement Devices. The construction material was pine wood.
The ride was a part of the conversion and major expansion that occurred between the 1999 and 2000 season, transforming the park from Geauga Lake to Six Flags Ohio. Dominator was built in the Gotham City section of the park, a common themed area in many Six Flags parks.
Leviathan is now the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Canada. Behemoth, at the same Vaughan park north of Toronto, topped out at 70 metres and 123 km/h. Leviathan is the third tallest traditional lift-style coaster in the world, behind a 96.6-metre monster in Japan and a 94.2-metre tummy turner in Sandusky, Ohio.
The Giant Dipper is a historic wooden roller coaster located at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, an amusement park in Santa Cruz, California. It took 47 days to build at a cost of $50,000. It opened on May 17, 1924, and replaced the Thompson's Scenic Railway.