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Dragon Challenge - Chinese Fireball at Islands of Adventure

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade

Roller coaster

Opening Date:
May 28, 1999

Closure Date:
Sep 4, 2017

115 feet

3200 feet

Maximum speed:
60 mph

Bolliger & Mabillard

Inverted roller coaster

Minimum height:
54 inches

The Chinese Fireball half of the Dragon Challenge roller coaster shifts the focus to speed and graceful, oversized inversions during its two-and-a-half minute course as it dives and twists while suspended riders battle for the Tri-Wizard Cup.

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