Skyline Attractions, based in Orlando, announced today the location of their first Skywarp attraction, which debuted last November at the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA) Expo in Orlando. The first Skywarp will open at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, CA for the 2018 season.
Jeff Pike, founding partner of Skyline Attractions, said that everyone at the company is thrilled to be working with Six Flags once more. “Six Flags continues to look for innovation in the theme park industry and we are very happy those chose Skywarp for as part of their 2018 plans. They are a great partner and always are pushing the thrill ride envelope. We feel that this ride will be a great addition to the collection of thrills found at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.”
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the Thrill Capital of Northern California, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, announced the name for the new thrill ride – HARLEY QUINN Crazy Coaster. This world’s first of its kind inverted looping coaster features continuous inversions along a vertically stacked figure eight track. The ride features multiple head-to-head high flybys at combined speeds of 70 miles per hour for the ultimate dueling adventure ride.
“Six Flags is the leader in thrills and opens new rides and attractions every year, at every park. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will debut a world’s first of its kind coaster and it will be our first to be themed after the one of the world’s most iconic female super villains, HARLEY QUINN from the infamous Suicide Squad villains,” said Park President Don McCoy. “Located next to THE JOKER—our popular hybrid coaster, the over-the-top personality of HARLEY QUINN will be the perfect addition as the world’s most iconic Super Heroes and Super Villains battle it out for dominance.”
HARLEY QUINN Crazy Coaster takes thrills to a whole new level, as two trains race forward and backwards then charge each other head-to-head to create a dueling riding experience that only Six Flags could deliver. The dueling trains with 32 riders seated face-to-face, race repeatedly around a 360-foot circuit of lemniscate (figure eight) track.
HARLEY QUINN Crazy Coaster highlights include:
- Riders experience up to 12 head over heels inversions;
- After the two trains travel back and forth, the ride does three forward rotations and another three in the opposite direction;
- A tantalizing “High Five” moment – when the two high speed trains pass each other at a combined speed of 70 miles per hour giving the illusion that riders can actually reach out and “high five” the other riders as they careen by.
HARLEY QUINN Crazy Coaster will be located across from THE JOKER and adjacent to SUPERMAN Ultimate Flight.
For more info on the new attraction, visit Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s website.
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