The new Goliath roller coaster at Six Flags Great America features a 180-degree drop at an 85-degree angle to the ground, and reaches speeds of up to 72 mph. (Credit: Facebook)

New Goliath Roller Coaster Opens At Great America

A two-week delay for the grand opening of the new Goliath roller coaster at Six Flags Great America didn’t dampen the spirits of the passengers who experienced the twists and turns of the world’s tallest, fastest wooden roller coaster on Wednesday.


Goliath, a new roller coaster at Six Flags Great America, features a 165-foot tall drop at 85 degrees, and is billed as the fastest and tallest wooden roller coaster in the world. (Credit: Facebook)

Great America Delays Opening Of New Roller Coaster

The new roller coaster “Goliath” was slated to open Saturday, May 31, but thrill-seekers will have to wait a little longer to ride it.


A designer's rendering of the 85 degree drop on Great America's new roller-coaster. (Credit: Great America)

Goliath: Great America Plans Biggest, Steepest Wooden Roller-Coaster

Thrill-seekers will find something new at Great America next spring.