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"Revolutionary VR technology:" A new thrill ride is ready to take off at Six Flags Great America

GURNEE, IL — A new thrill ride is ready to take off at Six Flags Great America. It’s an interactive virtual reality roller coaster.  …. 249 more words


Time flies when we're having fun

We had such a blast on our honeymoon that we didn’t want it to end. After our mountain biking adventure, we hit the road mid- afternoon through Wisconsin. 694 more words

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Virtual Reality coming to Six Flags' Raging Bull hyper coaster

GURNEE, Illinois — Six Flags Great America is bringing Virtual Reality to its number one roller coaster, the Raging Bull. This addition makes it the first hyper-twister Virtual Reality ride experience in the world. 99 more words


First Time @ Six Flags 2016

First time we decide to come to Six Flags to enjoy our season pass and we get a cold day but great day to be here there are NO LINES!!!​

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Batman: The Ride: the first part of our look at Inverted Coasters

After building another stand-up for KECO (Kings Entertainment Company) in 1991 at California’s Great America (Santa Clara, CA), Jim Wintrode, the general manager of Six Flags Great America went to B&M with a concept that would revolutionize the industry:  a roller coaster with cars dangling under the track… capable of inversions.  2,001 more words


The greatest Innovation in the 1990's: a prelude to our look at Inverted Coasters

In the mid 1980’s, two engineers were starting to make a name for themselves working at Giovanola et Freres, an Intamin AG subcontractor based in Switzerland.  1,418 more words


POV Thursday: Goliath

For our final edition of POV Thursday, let’s take a virtual ride on Goliath at Six Flags Great America, a high-speed IBox coaster designed by Rocky Mountain Construction. 101 more words

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