Six Flags Over Georgia Debuts Twisted Cyclone Roller Coaster

New Hybrid Thrill Ride Now Open

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(BROLL) Six Flags Over Georgia—the Thrill Capital of the South just outside of Atlanta—announces the all-new Twisted Cyclone roller coaster is now open. Twisted Cyclone is a combination of a classic wooden structure with a modern steel track for a smoother, sleeker and more thrilling ride than ever before. The coaster features three head-over-heels inversions, 10 airtime moments, a 75-degree initial drop and a weightless 360-degree zero gravity roll, among other features.

AUSTELL, Ga.--()--Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend holiday, Six Flags Over Georgia — the Thrill Capital of the South — today announced the all-new Twisted Cyclone hybrid roller coaster is now open. Recognized as one of the top new coasters for 2018, Twisted Cyclone offers maximum thrills by combining the best of both coaster worlds — a classic wooden structure integrated with a modern, steel track for multiple inversions and a smoother, more thrilling riding experience.

“Six Flags pioneered the groundbreaking and innovative hybrid roller coaster technology,” said Park President Dale Kaetzel. “This state-of-the-art thrill features the extreme characteristics of both steel and wood to deliver an incredible, heart-pounding, over-the-top ride experience unmatched in the Southeast.”

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Twisted Cyclone highlights include:

  • An insanely steep 75-degree initial drop from nearly 100 feet into a jaw-dropping reverse cobra roll sending riders perpendicular to the ground;
  • Three hair-raising upside down inversions and 10 airtime moments at speeds of 50 miles per hour;
  • The feeling of weightlessness through a 360-degree zero gravity roll;
  • One-of-a-kind custom coaster trains modeled after a classic sports convertible; and
  • A smoother, sleeker, more intense ride than ever before.

Six Flags Over Georgia is open daily through August 5. Season Passes and Memberships are currently on sale. Members can now enjoy priority park entry and tremendous discounts of up to 50% on nearly all food and merchandise purchases all season long. Members also receive skip-the-line passes, sneak previews, and extended ride times on some of their favorite rides and attractions. For more information, visit

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.4 billion in revenue and 20 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 57 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit

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Six Flags Over Georgia
Divina Mims, 770-739-3400 x3362
Communications Manager

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Just in time for the unofficial start to summer, Six Flags Over Georgia debuts the all-new Twisted Cyclone wood and steel innovative roller coaster.


Six Flags Over Georgia
Divina Mims, 770-739-3400 x3362
Communications Manager