5 INFAMOUS ROLLER COASTERS THAT NEED TO BE ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

Children who dug swaying briskly and unflinchingly on a rusty, iron swing-set have become adults who ride roller coasters without getting fazed. The thrill of going uphill and plummeting into the jaws of gravity is a heart-racing experience that is seeked by every adventure junkie. Inviting every daredevil to scratch names off their bucket list, here are some of the infamous roller coasters across the globe that are bound to induce the rush you seek.

[1] Formula Rossa- Ferrari World (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)
Abu Dhabi gained more recognition as a tourist hotspot after the establishment of Ferrari World. Currently the fastest roller coaster in the world, Formula Rossa is a roller coaster situated in the Ferrari World at Abu Dhabi, UAE. The thrill ride gushes at about 149 miles per hour. Formula rossa surpassed Kingda Ka, Six Flags Great Adventure as the fastest roller coaster in the world.



 

[2] Kingda Ka — Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey
Located in Jackson, New Jersey, Kingda Ka used to be the fastest roller coaster in the world until the arrival of Formula Rossa. Kingda Ka still retained its position as the tallest and longest roller coaster of the world. The ride runs at about 128 miles per hour, goes uphill at about 456 feet before dropping 418 feet, completing the course in about 28 seconds.


 

[3] Steel Dragon 2000 — Nagashima Spaland, Japan
Steel Dragon 2000 is the sixth tallest, longest and fastest roller coaster of the world. The roller coaster uses a traditional lift hill. It made several records when it debuted. Since 2000, it has remained the longest roller coaster in the world with 2,479m in length.



 

[4] Goliath — Six Flags Great America, Illinois
When Goliath debuted, it made various world records including the steepest roller coaster in the world. It is also the fastest wooden roller coaster in the world with a speed of 72 miles per hour.



 

[5] Wildfire
Wildfire is a 2-minute roller coaster that is the fastest roller coaster in Europe and second tallest wooden roller coaster in the world. The maximum speed of the ride reaches till 71 miles per hour.