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The Place
  Busch Gardens Europe - Williamsburg, Virginia USA
  "Live the legend"

The Stats

Track Type Year Manufacturer
Steel Diving, Floorless 2007 Bolliger & Mabillard
Ride Statistics
Height: 195 feet Max Drop: 205 feet
Top Speed: 75 mph Track Length: 3108 feet
Rider Capacity: 1400 per hour Max G-Force: +4.0 G
Inversions: 2 Ride Time: 3 minutes
Avg Speed: Angle of Descent: 90°
Number of Cars: Length of Train:
Restraints: Horsecollar, Belt Number of Trains: 3
Cars per Train: 3 Vehicles Designed by: B&M

The Experience

* Arrangement: Riders are arranged 10 across, 10 seats per car for a total of 30 riders per train.
* Notes: Named after a mythical creature which is part eagle and lion known for power and speed. Built at a cost of $15.6 million USD.
* Elements: Lift hill ascent of 45°, dives beneath a viewing bridge into an Immelmann, turning left into a 130 ft brake block, dropping 87° into a second Immelmann, plunging through a water feature finale, and moving through a 360 climbing carousel.
* Features: Pauses at lift hill crest for 3 seconds before diving.

The Verdict

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