After months of rumors, teasing and hype, Kennywood finally unveiled their 2019 addition today, The Steel Curtain, a new record-breaking coaster from S&S Sansei Technologies, as well as a new themed area, Steelers Country!
The new Steelers Country section of Kennywood will take up 3 acres of land with a plaza, water features and the End Zone cafe. Guests can get the full Steelers experience with games including the 40 yard dash, where you can compare your progress and performance against player times!
The Steel Curtain
Kennywood and the Pittsburgh Steelers are proud to introduce The Steel Curtain! At a maximum height of 220 feet, the colossal steel structure of the coaster will serve as a landmark addition to the park and a high-energy entry point welcoming guests to Steelers Country.
During the two-minute adrenaline rush, riders will speed through 4,000 feet of track at 75 miles per hour while navigating 9 inversions – including the world’s tallest at 197 feet above the ground!
Designed by S&S Sansei Technologies, The Steel Curtain will set three new records: a Pennsylvania state record (tallest roller coaster), a North American record (most inversions), and a world record (tallest inversion).
Coaster Stats & POV
Records Set: 3
Height: 220 feet – tallest roller coaster in PA
Speed: 75 mph
Inversions: 9 – most in North America
Tallest Inversion: 197 feet – tallest in the world
Lift Angle: 50 degrees
Length: 4,000 feet
Duration: 2 minutes
Be sure to check out Kennywood’s website for all the details!