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Most inversions on a roller coaster

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Key Meaning
^ Currently in storage
* Currently standing but not operating (SBNO)
** Currently under construction
Current record holder

This article contains a list of the roller coasters with the most inversions. A recent advancement in the industry is true, modern wooden inversions and a ranking now exists for them too. As well as this, a timeline of inversion record breakers can be found near the bottom of the page.

Rankings

Steel

Rank Inversions Name Park Manufacturer Location Record Holder
1st 14 Smiler Alton Towers Gerstlauer
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Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK
May 2013 – Present
2nd 10 10 Inversion Roller Coaster Chimelong Paradise Intamin
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Panyu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
February 2006 – May 2013
Altair CCW-0204 Back To Earth Cinecittà World Intamin
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Rome, Lazio, Italy
N/A
Colossus Thorpe Park Intamin
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Surrey, England, UK
March 2002 – May 2013
Crazy Coaster Loca Joy Holiday Theme Park Intamin
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Yongchuan, Chongqing, China
N/A
** 10 unknown Ankapark Intamin
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Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
^ 10 unknown Hopi Hari Intamin
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Vinhedo, São Paulo, Brazil
3rd 8 Avalancha Xetulul Intamin
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Retalhuleu, Guatemala
N/A
Dragon Khan PortAventura Park Bolliger & Mabillard
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Salou, Tarragona, Spain
May 2, 1995March 22, 2002
Flight of the Phoenix Harboland Theme Park Intamin
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Beilun, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China
N/A
4th 7
Banshee Kings Island Bolliger & Mabillard
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Kings Mills, Ohio, USA
N/A
Bizarro Six Flags Great Adventure Bolliger & Mabillard
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Jackson, New Jersey, USA
N/A
Goudurix Parc Astérix Vekoma
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Plailly, Picardie, France
April 1989 – May 1995
Helix Liseberg Mack Rides
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Gothenburg, Göteborgs-Bohus, Sweden
N/A
Hydra The Revenge Dorney Park Bolliger & Mabillard
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Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
N/A
Incredible Hulk Coaster Universal's Islands of Adventure Bolliger & Mabillard
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Orlando, Florida, USA
N/A
Kraken SeaWorld Orlando Bolliger & Mabillard
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Orlando, Florida, USA
N/A
Kumba Busch Gardens Tampa Bolliger & Mabillard
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Tampa, Florida, USA
April 1993 – May 1995
Medusa Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Bolliger & Mabillard
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Vallejo, California, USA
N/A
Montu Busch Gardens Tampa Bolliger & Mabillard
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Tampa, Florida, USA
N/A
Scream! Six Flags Magic Mountain Bolliger & Mabillard
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Valencia, California, USA
N/A
Superman / la Atracción de Acero Parque Warner Madrid Bolliger & Mabillard
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San Martín de la Vega, Madrid, Spain
N/A
Takabisha Fuji-Q Highland Gerstlauer
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Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan
N/A
Viper Six Flags Magic Mountain Arrow Dynamics
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Valencia, California, USA
April 1990 – May 1995

Wood

Rank Inversions Name Park Manufacturer Location Record Holder
1st 3 Outlaw Run Silver Dollar City Rocky Mountain Construction
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Branson, Missouri, USA
March 2013 – present
Wildfire Kolmården Rocky Mountain Construction
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Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden
June 2016 – present
2nd 2 Goliath Six Flags Great America Rocky Mountain Construction
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Gurnee, Illinois, USA
N/A
3rd 1 Hades 360 Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park Gravity Group
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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA
N/A
Jungle Trailblazer Oriental Heritage Gravity Group
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Huaiyin, Jinan, Shandong, China
N/A
Jungle Trailblazer Oriental Heritage Gravity Group
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Jiujiang, Wuhu, Anhui, China
N/A
Oriental Heritage Oriental Heritage Gravity Group
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Cixi, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China
N/A
** 1 Mine Blower Fun Spot America Gravity Group
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Kissimmee, Florida, USA
N/A

History

Most inversions

Steel

Although the opening date of Knott's Corkscrew is somewhat uncertain, it is believed to have opened just before Revolution at Six Flags Magic Mountain, which has a single inversion.

Inversions Opened Name Amusement park Location Manufacturer
2 1975 Corkscrew Knott's Berry Farm
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Buena Park, California, USA
Arrow Dynamics
3 May 15, 1976 Corkscrew Cedar Point
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Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Arrow Dynamics
4 March 1980 Carolina Cyclone Carowinds
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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Arrow Dynamics
5 May 1982 Viper Darien Lake
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Darien Center, New York, USA
Arrow Dynamics
6 April 11, 1987 Vortex Kings Island
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Kings Mills, Ohio, USA
Arrow Dynamics
7 June 3, 1988 ShockWave Six Flags Great America
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Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Arrow Dynamics
8 May 2, 1995 Dragon Khan PortAventura Park
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Salou, Tarragona, Spain
Bolliger & Mabillard
10 March 22, 2002 Colossus Thorpe Park
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Chertsey, Surrey, England, UK
Intamin
14 May 31, 2013 Smiler Alton Towers
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Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK
Gerstlauer

Wood

Son of Beast at Kings Island had a single inversion when it opened in 2000. However, it has been excluded due to the fact that inverting wooden roller coasters existed in the 19th century. Also, it's questionable whether this was a true wooden inverting roller coaster due to the loop being made of steel.

Inversions Opened Name Amusement park Location Manufacturer
3 March 15, 2013 Outlaw Run Silver Dollar City
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Branson, Missouri, USA
Rocky Mountain Construction

Inversion firsts