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Hang Time

Knott's Berry Farm

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The first Dive Coaster in California and upon opening also boasted of having the steepest drop in the state. Hang Time sprouted up on Knott's Berry Farm's Boardwalk on the plot previously occupied by Boomerang and the original modern looping coaster Corkscrew. This multielement coaster has a California surfing theme, a vertical lift hill, beyond vertical dive drop, and five gravity-defying inversions.

Riders seated in a four-car train ascend straight up the 150-foot vertical lift. Upon passing the lift's apex HangTime begins with a holding brake that suspends the train for a moment before allowing it to plunge over the edge on track that disappears from sight. The 2,189-foot layout includes five inverting elements and an amazing pop of airtime, that's rather rare in California.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
2018 Steel Multielement Dive Coaster Gerstlauer
  • Height
  • Angle Of Descent
  • Length
  • Top Speed
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    upside down elements
  • Ride Capacity
    riders per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    3 - 16 passenger

Hang Time Facts & History

Gerstlauer Infinity Coaster model

Features: Vertical Tower Lift, KCL designed Chaser Track Lighting

Inversions: Negative-G Stall, Immelman, Corkscrew, Cutback, Cobra Roll

Opening date: May 18, 2018

Train has four cars with one row each, seating four abreast per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall and less than 78 inches tall

Where to Coast

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