This week, SeaWorld Orlando installed the final piece of steel track for the Mako coaster, due to open this summer.
Following tradition, the 12,500-pound, final piece of track was topped with a waving American flag as it was lifted high in the air by a giant crane, and then bolted into place by workers.
It was only this January that the park topped off the highest point of the coaster, with a crest that reaches 200 feet in the air. The park’s hypercoaster will reach speeds of 73 mph, with plenty of chances at airtime on each hill.
For more Mako information, visit SeaWorldOrlando.com and join the conversation using #NothingFaster.
Who’s looking forward to riding Mako?
[Photos courtesy SeaWorld Orlando]
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