Wicked Twister

Wicked Twister at Cedar Point ( Sandusky, Ohio, USA) is a steel roller coaster type Twisted Impulse Coaster manufacturer Intamin, which opened on 5 May 2002.

It is still the only roller coaster of the type in which both towers vertically and rotated (twisted ) are. It is also the tallest and fastest roller coaster of its type.


The train accelerates out of the station by means of LIMs on the first tower. Yet he does not reach the maximum height. After the departure of the train is moving backwards through the station, where it is accelerated to the other tower. He reached a greater height. Now the train station by driving forward again where it is accelerated again. The whole process is done until it reaches the maximum level a number of times. After riding the train in the station is gently braked by the LIMs.

Wicked Twister has a train with eight carriages. In each car four people can (two rows of two people) take place. Thus, a maximum capacity of 1000 people per hour is possible. As restraint system come shoulder strap for use.