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Vortex reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Vortex, a roller coaster at Carowinds. (The minimum height to ride is 54 inches.)

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Posted: January 30, 2010

Vortex, when it debuted in March of 1992 was one of the first stand-up coasters in the United States. Containing a large vertical loop with two fast helixes and one corkscrew, the speedy ride continues to be a popular B&M coaster. Though Vortex is the most "popular" to break down in Carowinds, its still the fastest steel coaster built before 1995 in Carowinds, were Afterburn is the fastest.

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11 votes, so far

My first stand up was disappointing. Very uncomfortable unless you bend your knees a little, pull the harness down, and lock in. It's too short, but there isn't another coaster that would really fit in it's place. - Bradley Keith

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