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DARE DEVIL DIVE will be first “euro fighter” coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia, USA — Six Flags Over Georgia announced a new roller coaster for the 2011 season. DARE DEVIL DIVE will be the park’s first “euro fighter” coaster, which features a ten story vertical lift and first drop that dives beyond vertical as it plummets towards earth.

DARE DEVIL DIVE’s mission begins with guests being pulled straight up to the sky on a special vertical chain lift, then slowly rolling to the top of the tower nearly 100 feet in the air. After an agonizing pause at the crest of the summit, the coaster car plummets downward at an angle that is beyond straight down – it actually angles inward at a blistering 52 mph. The ride then careens through a thrilling combination of diving loops while executing three inversions before riders catch air on a zero gravity hill and swoop across the dreaded Immelmann vertical U turn stretched high above the ground. The crescendo builds as the car dives toward the ground and up into a Heartline roll before being slowed by the magnetic brakes.

“We’re excited to welcome DARE DEVIL DIVE as our 11th roller coaster,” said Melinda Ashcraft, Park President of Six Flags Atlanta Properties. “It will be the perfect complement to an already stellar coaster lineup.”

DARE DEVIL DIVE is custom-designed and engineered by the industry-acclaimed Gerstlauer Rides based in Germany, who also created the popular Tony Hawk’s Big Spin at several Six Flags parks and Pandemonium at Six Flags New England.

DARE DEVIL DIVE is scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend 2011 and will join a host of thrilling rides and attractions at Six Flags Over Georgia including the hyper-coaster Goliath, one of the tallest coasters in the Southeast, Batman: The Ride and Superman: Ultimate Flight.

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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