Record-breaking wooden roller coaster opens in Branson

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by Caroline Hilton / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on March 16, 2013 at 8:44 AM

Updated Saturday, Mar 16 at 4:47 PM

(KMOV.com) --  "Outlaw Run" debuted at Silver Dollar City in Branson this weekend with several world's firsts for a wooden roller coaster.

Branson's newest attraction has the first double barrel roll on a wooden coaster.

"Outlaw Run" also has the steepest drop of any wooden attraction, at 16 stories and 81 degrees.

Finally, it's the second fastest wooden coaster in the world, with speeds topping at 68 miles per hour.

El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure is the fastest at 70 miles per hour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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