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Ultra Twister

Six Flags Astroworld

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Ultra Twister is the only barrel-roll roller coaster in North America. This roller coaster begins with a steep descent down nine stories at an 87-degree angle before it continues along 1,421 feet of steel track and three heartline rolls.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1987 Steel Pipeline, Multielement Togo

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 87°
  • Drop: 92 feet
  • Height: 96.8 feet
  • Inversions: 3
  • Length: 1,421 feet
  • Trains: 7 - 6 passenger
  • Ride Time: 1 minute, 40 seconds
  • Top Speed: 44 mph

Ultra Twister Facts & History

1987 - Ultra Twister opens at Six Flags Great Adventure.

1990 - Relocated to Six Flags Astroworld where it remains a one-of-a-kind coaster in North America.

October 30, 2005 - Ultra Twister ended its run at Six Flags Astroworld when the park closed its gates forever.

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