AGAWAM — Six Flags New England announced that Wicked Cyclone has been named ‘best new amusement park attraction,’ and Bizarro has been named ‘best roller coaster,’ by the 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA Today.
Wicked Cyclone, which opened in May, is the first hybrid coaster to hit New England. It stands 10 stories tall and reaches speeds of 55 mph. With three inversions, Wicked Cyclone is the first coaster of its kind to have two zero-G rolls. Riders also experience more airtime on Wicked Cyclone than any other coaster on the East Coast.
Bizarro made its debut at Six Flags New England in 2000, and has been the recipient of numerous industry awards. It features 5,400 feet of track, a 20-story lift hill, and speeds of 77 mph.