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The World's Fastest Wooden Roller Coaster Opens in Illinois

Posted June 20th, 2014 @ 7:03am

Good news for adrenaline junkies: Goliath, the world's fastest wooden roller coaster, officially opened yesterday at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois. Goliath travels at 72 miles per hour at a vertical angle of approximately 85 degrees. As if that isn't intense enough, the ride also plunges down 180 feet while twisting and turning.


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