Kings Island

Diamondback

Rivertown
Roller coaster - 54 inches to ride
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A Bolliger & Mabillard Mega Coaster, Diamondback stands at 230 feet at it's highest point with a first drop of 215 feet at a 74 degree angle and it snakes it's way around 5,282 feet of track in exess of 80 miles per hour. The ride features 10 vertical drops overall including drops of 193, 131, 129, 110 and 106 feet, two helixes – one at 323 degrees and the other at 287 degrees – and a splashdown ending.

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Diamondback is smooth, powerful, and fun. The course up to the turnaround is excellent, however, the ride loses a ton of steam on the comeback. Not a great hyper coaster, but decent.

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