The new GIANT in the world of wooden roller coasters makes its debut at Six Flags Great America! Six Flags Great America presents Goliath, the fastest wooden roller coaster in the world featuring the world’s tallest and steepest drop. All total, this wooden marvel touts three world records and goes upside down twice making making it one of the most extreme wooden coasters on the planet.
“Goliath is innovation at its best and will forever change the skyline of Six Flags Great America,” said Hank Salemi, park president. “This park provides the most thrills for all ages at any park in the country and we are committed to bringing new and innovative rides, shows and attractions to our guests every year.”
- Fastest wooden roller coaster – 72 miles-per-hour
- Tallest drop on a wooden roller coaster – 180 feet
- Steepest drop on a roller coaster – 85 degrees
- Two upside down turns through two separate maneuvers
The addition of Goliath makes Six Flags Great America home to the most wooden roller coaster track of any theme park in the world. Goliath resides in the County Fair section of the park.