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July 12, 2011

Dare Devil Dive Roller Coaster Welcomes 100,000th Rider

Austell, GASix Flags Over Georgia on Friday, July 8 thrilled its 100,000th rider on Dare Devil Dive, less than 45 days after the roller coaster's grand opening. 11-year-old Chase of Lakeland, Florida was the chosen one.

Dare Devil Dive roller coaster, Six Flags Over Georgia
Riders go upside down on one of three inversions on the Dare Devil Dive roller coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia.

To celebrate the milestone, Six Flags Over Georgia awarded Chase and his family with a free VIP Tour for the remainder of the day, including front-of-the-line access at all rides, a personal escort and unlimited food and drinks.

"We are extremely happy to announce this great milestone" said Melinda Ashcraft, Park President. "Dare Devil Dive is a wonderful addition to our park and the 100,000th rider represents the success this exciting coaster has achieved."

Dare Devil Dive is a custom nine-story tall, 2,099-foot long Euro-Fighter coaster from Gerstlauer rides. The roller coaster has a beyond-vertical, 97-degree drop, three inversions and a top speed of 52 miles-per-hour.

Six Flags Over Georgia is open daily through August 14 and then weekends only through October 30. For more information or to save $15 on a one-day admission, visit www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia

Dare Devil Dive photo courtesy of Six Flags Over Georgia. All rights reserved.

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