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Published on Jun 19, 2014
Cara Carriveau from Chicago's 100.3 rides the new giant wooden roller coaster at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, IL one day before it opens to the public. Goliath is the fastest wooden roller coaster in the world featuring the world's tallest and steepest drop. All total, this wooden marvel touts three world records and goes upside down twice making it the most extreme coaster of its kind on the planet!
Record Breaking Facts: • Fastest wooden roller coaster -- 72 miles-per-hour • Tallest drop on a wooden roller coaster -- 180 feet • Steepest drop on a roller coaster -- 85 degrees • Two upside down turns through two separate maneuvers
The addition of Goliath makes Six Flags Great America home to the most wooden roller coaster track of any theme park in the world. Goliath resides in the County Fair section of the park. More info: www.sixflags.com www.Chicagos1003.com www.coastercrew.net