Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois is about to open Goliath, which will set the records for tallest, fastest and steepest wooden roller coaster in the world! The record-setting attraction was set to open on May 31, however, the Chicago Tribune reports that the grand opening has been delayed.
It's one thing to set out an break a world record. It's another thing to break three at the same time. That's exactly what's being planned for a new wooden roller coaster being built at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois. The coaster, Goliath, is under construction now. Six Flags claims that when it opens, it will be the tallest, fastest, and steepest wooden roller coaster in the world!