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Thunderhawk

Michigan's Adventure

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Seated in trains suspended from an overhead steel track, thrill-seekers fly on the Thunderhawk roller coaster through five inverting elements at speeds reaching 50 mph. This 2,260-foot long suspended looping roller coaster stands 105-feet tall and lasts just over two minutes.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
2008 Steel Suspended Looping Vekoma
  • Height
    105
    feet
  • Drop
    86
    feet
  • Length
    2,260
    feet
  • Top Speed
    50
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    5
    upside down elements
  • Ride Time
    2 minutes, 15 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Ride Capacity
    1040
    riders per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    2 - 20 passenger
     
  • Train Designer
    Vekoma
     

Thunderhawk Facts & History

2008 – Reopens at Michigan's Adventure after being relocated.

September 16, 2007 – Final day of operation at Geauga Lake.

May 2004 – Renamed Thunderhawk after Six Flags sells Geauga Lake to Cedar Fair.

1998 – Opened at Geauga Lake and named Serial Thriller.

Vekoma's 689 meter SLC model

Inversions: Roll Over, Sidewinder, Double In-Line Twist

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 52 inches tall

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