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Storm Chaser

Kentucky Kingdom

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Kentucky Kingdom's Storm Chaser was built on the site where the dual-track Twisted Twins wooden coaster operated. Using the existing steel support structure, state-of-the-art Iron Horse Track was laid atop it, with designer Alan Schilke making changes to the track layout and adding new thrills. Gone is the dual-track, dueling design. Instead a single track standing 100-feet tall incorporates new elements, like America's first barrel roll drop, extreme "air-time" hills, a 140-degree stall, off-axis air-time hill, and trick track, double up. In total, there are three inverting elements. Based on Rocky Mountain Construction's reputation, Storm Chaser, is an outstanding addition to Kentucky Kingdom.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2016 Steel Multielement Hybrid Out & Back Rocky Mountain Construction, Alan Schilke

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 78°
  • G-force: 3.8 G's
  • Height: 100 feet
  • Inversions: 3
  • Length: 2,744 feet
  • Trains: 2 - 24 passenger
  • Top Speed: 52 mph
  • Train Mfg: Rocky Mountain Construction

Storm Chaser Facts & History

Inversions: Barrel Roll, 140-degree Stall, Corked Roll

Opening date: April 30, 2016

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

Ride capacity: 960 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

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