The park uploaded a page for the new ride to its website today, along with a hype video to YouTube.
Tidal Twister will be a Skywarp Horizon ride from Skyline Attractions. SeaWorld is promoting this as a first of its kind installation, but the ride will be a sibling of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, upstate in the Bay Area, if you're looking for a reference point. That's a "regular" Skywarp model — the difference being that the Horizon is kind of a Skywarp that's been dropped on its side.
Two trains will duel on a figure eight track, which will have a maximum height of just 30 feet, to comply with the restrictions of the California Coastal Commission. (Manta also tops at 30 feet above grade. The much taller Electric Eel was built farther back from the Mission Bay coastline.) The ride will feature a launch to 30 mph and a zero-G roll at the top of the track.Tweet
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