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Ultimate Rollercoaster > Roller Coasters > Where to Coast™ > Silverwood Theme Park > Gravity Defying Corkscrew

Gravity Defying Corkscrew

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Silverwood Theme Park

In 1975 this roller coaster opened as the Corkscrew at Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, California) and became the world's first modern roller coaster to go upside down. This roller coaster has been an important part of roller coaster history and was relocated to Silverwood Theme Park from Knott's in 1990.

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: 45 mph
Train Mfg: Arrow Dynamics

Gravity Defying Corkscrew Facts

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Relocated 1990

Where to Coast

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Visit Silverwood Theme Park to ride this attraction.

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