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Tallest, Fastest, & Steepest Wooden Roller-Coaster Opens in Six Flags Illinois

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Courtesy of Robie Capps/Six Flags Great America

For thrill junkies your next conquest is now located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee.  This new monstrous coaster appropriately named Goliath  takes passengers down a near-vertical 85-degree 180-feet drop as it twists, rolls upside down and turns at a whopping 72 m.p.h.

Rocky Mountain Construction was contracted to put this behemoth together constructed the coaster out of wood to make the ride smooth as possible.  Roller coaster enthusiasts as well as theme parks across the nation have been abuzz since the coaster opened.  So if you’re in the market for an adrenaline rush, you might want to start driving west.

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