Twisted Colossus

Twisted Colossus has just opened at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, and it’s touted as “the next generation of the beloved wooden roller coaster” that combines the iconic wooden structure with a state-of-the-art Iron Horse Track. The four-minute-long ride spans roughly 5,000 feet of track, making it the longest hybrid roller coaster in the world. Featuring a steep 116-foot drop, 18 airtime lifts, a “High Five” section where two trains face each other as they pass through an overbanked turn and lastly, a “Top Gun Stall,” or an inversion where the train slows while it is upside down. Continue reading for three videos and more information.

Bonnie Rabjohn, pesident of the Six Flags theme park, says: “At Six Flags, innovation is in our DNA and with Twisted Colossus, innovation will go to an extreme level with record-breaking elements, faster speeds and steeper banks. This cutting-edge technology marries the best of both classic and modern coaster designs. It is definitely a twist on a traditional wooden coaster experience.”