5 unforgettable roller coasters
#1 Formula Rossa – Front Row Widescreen POV – World’s Fastest Rollercoaster
Our presenter, Phil Blizzard, in this video posted by tpblog, takes us on the fastest rollercoaster in the world, the Formula Rossa. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be in a Formula one race car as it zooms around the track, this rollercoaster gives you a pretty good idea. Reaching top speeds of two hundred kilometers per hour and mimicking the G forces associated with that, this ride is totally epic and this video will make you want to immediately go out and ride it. To experience the full thrill, see the entire video here.
#2 Steel Dragon 2000 POV World’s Longest Roller Coaster Nagashima Spaland Japan
The folks over at Theme Park Review bring us this awesome video that takes us on several rides of the longest rollercoaster in the world. From the incredible heights to the impossible twists and turns, this rollercoaster will satisfy anyone’s need for speed. Lasting longer than any other rollercoaster ride and incorporating tunnels that look like they are going to take someone’s head off, thrill seekers will not leave disappointed from this amazing and incredibly long rollercoaster extravaganza. See the full video here.
#3 X2: Official POV in [HD] Extreme 4th Dimensional Roller Coaster Six Flags Magic Mountain
Set to wild music and fun sound effects, this video by TheCoasterViews, takes us on the incredibly terrifying X2 rollercoaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Not only does this rollercoaster incorporate all the incredible heights, twists and turns of other roller coasters, but in addition, the riders are primarily taking this ride traveling backwards, and often upside down! Not for the faint of heart, this ride keeps you visually in the dark as to what’s coming next so you never know what to expect. To enjoy the full heart stopping ride, see the entire video here.
Photo Credit: Jeremy Thompson
#4 Kingda Ka Front Row Video
Just when you thought it was safe to go on roller coasters again, this video by Sixflgs15 will either change your mind, or having you buy your next ticket to ride. The awesome Kingda Ka ride propels you straight up then twists you around and flings you back down at speeds so high you’ll probably feel like you need goggles, or at least some glasses, though they probably wouldn’t stay attached to your face without a strap. With spine tingling acceleration this ride video is just the right thing to get you motivated for your next trip along the rails. See the full video here.
#5 Top Thrill Dragster Front Seat on-ride POV Cedar Point
If you’ve ever wondered what it feels like to be in a drag race, this fantastic video by EastCoasterGeneral, of the Top Thrill Dragster rollercoaster at Cedar Point is going to give you a good idea. The first part of the video shows the group just before our camera person and you can really see how startlingly fast this coaster takes off and propels the cars straight up and around. Then we get the front seat POV and it’s even more terrifying. For the whole experience, see the full video here.