Let's take a ride on Holiday World's The Legend - reborn
May 30, 2016, 4:51 PM ·
Indiana's Holiday World is celebrating the 16th anniversary of its second wooden coaster — The Legend — with several track modifications that have helped make this classic a even more thrilling ride.
Working with coaster manufacturer Great Coaster International, Holiday World replaced all eight layers of track on the ride's first drop and added a new double-down element at the end of the helix, to create more airtime. In addition, the park lowered the hill before Frightful Falls, so the trains would carry more speed, which they do into a new tunnel after the hill.
Let's take a ride, with the park's new POV video for The Legend "reborn."
Based on our readers' ratings of attractions at Holiday World, The Legend's legend had slipped in recent years, as the coaster had fallen behind its siblings The Raven, The Voyage and the new Thunderbird in popularity. Will these changes be enough to boost The Legend back into the top tier among coasters?