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Six Flags announces all-new coasters, waterslides and family rides for 2020

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Six Flags has announced an abundance of record-breaking roller coasters, state-of-the-art waterslides, and immersive family rides for the 2020 season.

The company has also confirmed that three of its water parks will be rebranded as Six Flags Hurricane Harbor.

Six Flags Chairman, President and CEO, Jim Reid-Anderson, described the additions as the “biggest and most diverse lineup in the company’s history”.

He said there will be “high-tech waterslides utilising futuristic, AquaLucent technology, record-breaking roller coasters, and first-in-the-industry family attractions”.

Water parks rebranded as Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

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“Six Flags is committed to delivering remarkable experiences in every park, every year,” added Reid-Anderson.

“Additionally, three of our newest water parks – Magic Waters, White Water Bay and Darien Lake’s Splashtown – will be rebranded to Six Flags Hurricane Harbors in 2020”.

He went on to detail major investments at the water parks, which include new water attractions and extensive upgrades.

Jersey Devil Coaster heading to Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Great Adventure will debut the tallest, fastest and longest single rail coaster with Jersey Devil Coaster.

Inspired by New Jersey folklore, it will reach top speeds of 58mph along 3,000 feet of track, and will boast five elements, including two dramatic inversions.

Six Flags Over Georgia is introducing two villainous attractions at the new Gotham City – Catwoman Whip and Poison Ivy Toxic Twister. Six Flags St. Louis is also getting the Catwoman Whip.

Six Flags Great America will break records with its new water coaster, Tsunami Surge. At 86 feet in height, it will be the tallest water coaster of its kind in the world.

Tsunami Surge breaks records at Six Flags Great America

Tsunami Surge will boast top speeds of 28mph over 950 feet of tunnels and open-air slides. It will have three blasts and five drops, as well as AquaLucent technology.

Six Flags Mexico has announced CraZanity, the world’s tallest pendulum ride. With a record height of more than 50 metres, CraZanity will reach speeds of more than 120km/h.

Six Flags Over Texas will debut Aquaman: Power Wave, a water coaster that launches riders backwards over 700 feet of track at 63mph.

Six Flags Great Escape Resort has announced the Adirondack Outlaw, a high-flying ride with 360-degree rotations and views of Lake George.

Catwoman Whip at Six Flags St. Louis and Over Georgia

La Ronde in Quebec will introduce the first ever free-fly coaster in Canada. Vipère features unexpected drops, vertical free-falls and somersaults.

Six Flags New England has announced the new Supergirl Sky Flyer attraction for 2020, which will take guests through the sky in open-air vehicles.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix is set to undergo its largest expansion in years with the new Paradise Island.

Paradise Island will include a 12,000 square foot activity pool, a new water volleyball area and a water basketball court.

Poison Ivy Toxic Twister at the new Gotham City

six flags catwoman whip and poison ivy toxic twister

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Arlington will open a new slide complex, Banzai Pipeline, featuring three slides with multiple twists, turns and drops.

Six Flags White Water Atlanta is welcoming Python Plunge, a water slide with two-person rafts featuring multiple swirling discs and drops.

White Water Bay will become Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Oklahoma City when it opens for the 2020 season.

The water park is debuting a new, multi-lane, high-speed racing complex, Wahoo Racer. It will also get various upgrades and new tropical theming.

Six Flags New England welcoming Supergirl Sky Flyer

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Six Flags Fiesta Texas will debut Daredevil Dive Flying Machines, the tallest ride of its kind in the world. It will feature aerial banks, loops and dives, with guests sitting in a retro steampunk flying machine.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is adding its 12th roller coaster, Sidewinder Safari. A coaster and animal exhibit, Sidewinder Safari guests will be immersed in a jungle setting.

Six Flags America will open its newest attraction, Harley Quinn Spinsanity, an oversized pendulum ride named after DC’s Harley Quinn with speeds of up to 70mph.

Six Flags Darien Lake‘s water park will become Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, with a huge new slide called Wahoo Wave.

White Water Atlanta adds Python Plunge waterslide

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Magic Waters will become Hurricane Harbor Rockford when it opens next summer with the only tailspin waterslide in the Midwest, Tidal Wave.

The thrill slide will feature new AquaLucent technology, and will reach speeds of 15mph as riders descend from 43 feet.

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Bea Mitchell

Bea is a journalist specialising in entertainment, attractions and tech with 10 years' experience. She has written and edited for publications including CNET, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, Evening Standard and BBC. Bea graduated from King's College London and has an MA in journalism.

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