Canada's Wonderland Announces Record-Breaking Dive Coaster Featuring a Vertical Loop! + Video


Canada's Wonderland Announces the Biggest Dive-Coaster in the World!

The roller coaster made by Swiss manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard will feature some never-before-seen elements, including a dive right through the lake where the Vortex coaster now stands. It's part of an all-new area in Canada's Wonderland called Frontier Canada!

"The 2019 season promises to be the biggest yet for Canada’s Wonderland. The park will introduce Yukon Striker, a world-record-breaking dive roller coaster, and Winterfest, an immersive holiday-themed event, making it truly an amusement park for all seasons.

As well, Canada’s Wonderland will officially open Frontier Canada – which is arguably the most historically significant event to take place.

To understand the importance of this ‘new’ gold-rush themed section, we’ve got to travel back in time more than 37 years. Back to a time when Maple, Ontario was still farmland, Wonder Mountain didn’t exist and Canada’s Wonderland was merely a fantastic concept waiting to be realized." -Canada's Wonderland

The full press release can be found here, with some interesting facts about the history and story of Frontier Canada.

"Be exhilarated by Yukon Striker's epic journey high above the park's skyline where you'll hang over a 90-degree drop for three breathtaking seconds, staring 245 feet down into an underwater tunnel. Then suddenly you dive, reaching speeds of 130 km/h and soaring through four dynamic inversions, including a complete 360-degree loop – the only one of its kind for a dive coaster. Be prepared for the ride of a lifetime beginning in 2019!" -Canada's Wonderland

Logo for the new-for-2019 ride! Logo and animated images (c) Canada's Wonderland
A video featuring POV-segments of Yukon Striker and off-ride angles can be viewed below!

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