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The Boss
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roller coaster
Six Flags St. Louis
Location Eureka, Missouri, USA
Status Operating since April 29, 2000
Builder Custom Coasters International
Designer / calculations Dennis McNulty, Larry Bill
Type Wooden - Terrain
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height122 feet
Drop150 feet
Top speed66.3 mph
Length4631 feet
Steepest drop52°
Airtime points: 13 - HELP
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The Boss is a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags St. Louis in Eureka, Missouri, USA. It was built by Custom Coasters International.

History[edit | edit source]

The roller coaster was announced in February 2000.[1]

For the 2018 season, the final helix was removed which shortened the ride by aproximately 420 feet. Boss was originally 5,051 feet long.[1]

Design[edit | edit source]


The ride's track uses the existing terrain, which reduces the amount of support structure required.

Trains[edit | edit source]

3 trains with 6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train. The trains were built by Gerstlauer.[2]

Photo Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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    Boss on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
Fastest wooden roller coaster
April 2000 – May 2000
Preceded by
American Eagle
Fastest wooden roller coaster
April 2000 – May 2000
Succeeded by
Son of Beast