Wednesday, March 18, 2009

New Diamondback Photos

A DIAMONDBACK ON THE PROWL: Kings Island continues to test its new Diamondback roller coaster daily. Diamondback will be the tallest and fastest roller coaster at the Mason, Ohio amusement park. The $22 million ride stands 230 feet at its highest point with a first drop of 215 feet at a 74-degree angle. The ride has 10 vertical drops overall, two helixes and a splashdown ending. Riders will snake their way around 5,282 feet of track at speeds up to 80 miles per hour. Diamondback opens to the public April 18.