Six Flags Great Adventure’s Green Lantern-theme Stand Up Coaster Opens
Last week, Great Adventure fans got their first rides on the Green Lantern. Replacing the aging and rough Great American Scream Machine, the B&M stand up was a remarkable ride in its former life as Chang at Kentucky Kingdom.
During its transformation the ride received new trains and a fresh, mostly green, paint job. I noticed that the track is yellow at some points like that huge vertical loop. I wondered if it was to pay homage to its Chang years or if it had to do with the Green Lantern’s enemies who use yellow energy. Great Adventure Online answered my question via their Facebook page. They said that the yellow track was indeed tied to the hero’s storyline and his nemesis.
Early Reviews of Green Lantern
The prevailing theme from the reviews that I’ve read is that Green Lantern is very forceful. One commenter on this site mentioned an experience similar to what I had on Cedar Point’s disappointing and painful Mantis. I’ve moved his comment below and I’d love to hear what others have to say.
Note – This video was filmed by professionals with permission from the park. For safety reasons, please DO NOT take a camera on a roller coaster.
What’s Your Take?
Also, if you’ve ridden Green Lantern, what would you rate it? Vote in the poll below and leave a comment or mini review in the comments section.