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The Place
  Six Flags Over Georgia - Austell, Georgia USA
  "The Black Belt of Roller Coasters"

The Stats

Track Type Year Manufacturer
Steel Freeform 1992 Vekoma Rides Manufacturing BV
Ride Statistics
Height: 122 feet Max Drop: 110 feet
Top Speed: 52 mph Track Length: 2,742 feet
Rider Capacity: 1300 per hour Max G-Force:
Inversions: 5 Ride Time: 1:20 minutes
Avg Speed: Angle of Descent:
Number of Cars: Length of Train:
Restraints: Horsecollar Number of Trains: 2
Cars per Train: 7 Vehicles Designed by: Vekoma

The Experience

* Arrangement: Riders are arranged 2 across, 4 seats per car for a total of 28 riders per train.
* Notes: This is an example of the Vekoma Custom MK-1200 model.
* Accident & Safety Record: In February of 2006, a contracted maintenance worker fell into the freezing water the ride is built upon. The railing on his boat gave way while in the process of repainting the bottom half of the ride for opening day.
* Structure: Red track with white column supports. Column supports were repainted black for the 2006 season. Trains are covered in black with red trim, restraints are orange.
* Elements: Cobra roll, loop, double corkscrew.
* Features: One of a handful built entirely over water.
* History: Relocated in 1992 to SFOG, originally known as Kamikaze from Dinosaur Beach (Wildwood, NJ).

The Verdict
This one has gotten rougher over the years, there's a lot of twisting. If you put your head back on the rest when you go into a loop and raise it up when you are coming out of the loop, you will fair well and reduce the head banging. Also way too short for my tastes. The new paint job makes it look outstanding.
I rate it 5 Star's

Granted this coaster tends to be rough at times, but the Ninja offers one of the most unique riding experiences. The back to back butterfly loops totally disorient you, and provide you with headchoppers when entering and exiting the loops. This ride probably also has the best headchopper effects of any steel coaster I've ridden on. If you sit in car seven, first row I find that area to be the smoothest. The sidewinder loop is probably the area of the coaster you would want to brace yourself the most where as entering the loop you tend to shuffle back and forth! It's a great coaster overall, and its placement over the lake provides an incredible aesthetic look for the coaster.
- Chris, New Jersey USA

At the beginning, there is a drop in your gut, and then you slowly go up a hill, and whoosh, you drop at least 50 feet, and into 5 inverts, a corkscrew, and you get thrown to the end.

- F Carranza, USA

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