|Watch the on-ride POV|
|Riders per train||8|
|Propulsion||Vertical chain lift hill|
|Top speed||52 mph|
Iron Shark is a steel roller coaster located at Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier in Galveston, Texas, USA. Built by Gerstlauer, it opened on June 1, 2012 as the fifteenth Euro-Fighter in the world and the first of its kind in the state of Texas.
Iron Shark begins with a 100 foot vertical lift hill. The first drop is beyond vertical, and is followed immediately by a dive loop and a cutback. After some high-speed turns, the car travels through a vertical loop and into the final brake run.
Single cars. Riders are arranged 4 across in 2 rows, for a total of 8 riders per car.
- on the Roller Coaster DataBase.