Six Flags St. Louis.. for overweight riders?
Six Flags St. Louis:
Just wondering if anyone had any problems riding
Has anyone been to St. Flags ST. Louis? If so and you are overweight... any problems on rides?
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From Ben James
Posted July 11, 2007 at 6:09 PM
I Live in North County (St. Louis). I have been numerous times. Most of the coasters I have no problem. Batman is a tight fit. But I barely fit in. I also had a tight fit on Superman: Tower of Power. Other wise you should not have any problems on those rides. Let me know if you need to know anything else.
I was there only when there were two coasters plus the mine train. I'm almost the same size now as I was then. I rode Screamin' Eagle w/no problem. I was too chicken to ride Ninja but the SFOG Ninja is so similar & I rode it w/no problems & I was heavier then than I am now. Depends on where you carry the weight. Just try & see, that's the only advice I can give. There should be tryout seats available but since I haven't been to that park in ages, I can't say for sure. I dunno about the Boss, it wasn't there at the time. Mine train was no problem. If I ever have any issues, it's always with the wooden coasters. Have fun.
From Alex Burr
Posted April 25, 2010 at 12:58 PM
I am a pretty hefty guy - not enormous. I'm 6'3 315, and I have broad shoulders and a 44" waist. I went to SFSL yesterday with my group and found that the park was quite friendly to fat guys like me.
Rides I went on (and fit):
Evel Knievel: Snug fit, but it clicked once or twice, and the belt goes all the way across the train instead of per seat, which made it not worrisome for fitting.
Ninja: No problems whatsoever, no belt, so no worries to connect to the shoulder bar. Fit on no problem.
The Boss: No belt, no problem. It clicked something like four times. The bars are similar to the ones on Disaster Transport at Cedar Point.
Tony Hawk's Big Spin: No problems whatsoever, seemed like a hydraulic bar (no clicks, just locked) and no seat belt.
Excalibur: No problem, though I swore I was going to be way too big.
Mr. Freeze: Not even close. The belt was like 4 inches away from the clip. Bar clicked fine, but I was a little upset that the belt had to be so small.
Batman: Didn't even try: OTSR's and I are not good friends.
It's a pretty friendly park for big people. I'd recommend it any day.
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