Media and VIP guests watched eagerly as Steve Martindale, Park President of Six Flags Over Texas, declared the parks newest attraction, the Texas SkyScreamer, officially open.
The Texas SkyScreamer is now the park’s tallest attraction at 400 feet and will hold a world record title as the tallest tower swing ride in the world. Up to twenty-four riders sit in open-air swings while spinning in a 124-foot circle at speeds up to 35 mph. At its 40 story peak, guests have the ultimate view of the Arlington, Dallas and Fort Worth.
“We are thrilled to add the tallest swing ride in the world to our premier line up of rides and attractions,” said Steve Martindale, park president of Six Flags Over Texas. “It offers the most unique ride experience for an attraction of this kind, and also lives up to the Texas mantra that everything is bigger in the Lone Star state!”
Six Flags Over Texas is now open for daily operation and continues through August 25. Visit sixflags.com/overtexas for more information about tickets and operating hours.