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Gravity Defying Corkscrew

Silverwood Theme Park

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In 1975 this roller coaster opened as the Corkscrew at Knott's Berry Farm and became the world's first modern roller coaster to go upside down. Playing an important role in roller coaster history, Gravity Defying Corkscrew, continues to thrill guests at Idaho's Silverwood Theme Park.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1975 Steel Corkscrew Arrow Dynamics, Karl Bacon

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 62 feet Height: 70 feet
Inversions: 2 Length: 1,250 feet
Trains: 2 - 24 passenger Top Speed: 46 mph
Train Mfg: Arrow Dynamics

Gravity Defying Corkscrew Facts

Inversions: Double Corkscrew

1990 – Relocated from Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, CA)

Train has six cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 600 passengers per hour

Where to Coast

Visit Silverwood Theme Park to ride this attraction.

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