Kings Island is building a new ride that will continue its track record of world-leading feats.
The Mason amusement park will open Orion, one of only seven giga coasters in the world, in 2020.
Giga coasters have a height or drop of 300 to 399 feet, and Orion will take riders on a 300-foot drop before facing seven more hills at speeds of up to 91 miles per hour on 5,321 feet of track.
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Story excerpt provided by Cincinnati Business Courier.
Written by Erin Caproni.
Originally published August 15, 2019.