V2: Vertical Velocity

This Intamin "impulse coaster" originally appeared identical to two 185-foot tall coasters at other Six Flags parks (Vertical Velocity at Six Flags Great America and Superman: Ultimate Escape at Six Flags Ohio), yet Six Flags Marine World's press release said theirs measured only 150 feet tall.  Why?

(See the next page for the answer.)

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