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When it opens next summer, the Valravn Coaster in Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park will shatter 10 records.
Riders on Valravn are carried more than 20 stories up to the top of the coaster’s 223-foot-tall first hill. Once there, the train is held perilously over the edge of the first drop for approximately four seconds, giving anxious guests unparalleled views of the park before free-falling a record 214 feet at a completely vertical, 90-degree angle, reaching a top speed of 75 mph!
Here’s a list of the records:
1.Tallest dive coaster (223 feet)
2.Fastest dive coaster (75 mph)
3.Longest dive coaster (3,415 feet)
4.Most inversions on a dive coaster (three)
5.Longest drop on a dive coaster (214 feet)
6.Highest inversion on a dive coaster (165 feet)
7.Most roller coasters taller than 200 feet at one amusement park (5)
8.Most rides at one amusement park (72)
9.Most steel roller coaster track at one amusement park (52,125 feet/9.9 miles)
10.Most roller coaster track at one amusement park (60,110 feet/11.4 miles)