Pandemonium (Six Flags Fiesta Texas)

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Pandemonium
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Six Flags Fiesta Texas
Location San Antonio, Texas, USA
Status Operating since March 10, 2007
Replaced Joker's Revenge
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Product Spinning Coaster 420/4 (Extended)
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Spinning
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 720
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 48 feet
Drop 27 feet
Top speed 31 mph
Length 1351 feet
Inversions 0
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Pandemonium is a Gerstlauer spinning roller coaster located at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, Texas, USA.[1] The ride opened in 2007 and was originally named "Tony Hawk's Big Spin", being themed around the famous skateboarder Tony Hawk.

History

The current spot where Pandemonium is located was formerly occupied by Joker's Revenge, a Vekoma Hurricane, from 1996 to 2002. The bridge and queue building for Joker's Revenge remain, and are both utilized by Pandemonium.

Tony Hawk's Big Spin was announced on December 6, 2006.[2] It opened on March 10, 2007 and was the first of four Tony Hawk-themed Gerstlauer spinning roller coasters to open in the Six Flags chain. When it first opened, the ride had video cameras allowing guests to purchase a DVD containing footage from their ride.[3] This has since been discontinued.

After the 2010 season, Six Flags removed all "Tony Hawk" references from the chain, and the roller coaster became known as simply Big Spin.[4] In 2012, the roller coaster was named Pandemonium.

Design

There was a cut out of Tony Hawk near the top of the coaster when the coaster was "Tony Hawk's Big Spin". The cars are made to look like skateboards.

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Articles on Six Flags Fiesta Texas
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