Six Flags Introduces New Rides Across North America


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Six Flags Entertainment Corporation has announced its lineup of new rides and attractions for the 2012 operating season. Six Flags parks across North America will debut exciting packages of thrill rides, family rides, shows and special events.

The 2012 highlights include:

Six Flags Los Angeles- Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom!, a vertical ride, drops 400 feet at speeds up to 85 mph.

Six Flags near San Francisco- SUPERMAN Ultimate Flight, a new launch coaster, blasts riders over 60 mph with two vertical twists and a high-flying 150-foot-high inversion.

Six Flags New England in Massachusetts- Goliath, sends riders up nearly 200 feet in the air, flying forward and backward over a twisting, looping inverted steel track at speeds up to 65 miles per hour.

Six Flags near Washington D.C.- Apocalypse, a roller coaster that offers a two-minute adventure and features a 90-foot drop with vertical and cork screw inversions at 55 miles-per-hour. 

Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey and Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio- SkyScreamer, which offers breathtaking views from open air swings that rotate in a 98-foot circle high above the parks.