World's Coolest Roller Coasters
Buckle up and let the fun begin! Roller-coaster reviewer and coaster enthusiast Robb Alvey reveals his 15 favorite rollercoasters around the world. Find out why you should ride them, too.Filed under:
Balder - Liseberg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Balder, simply put, is an "airtime machine" -- a wooden roller coaster that turned the wooden roller coaster world on its side when it debuted. It featured the world’s steepest drop on a wooden roller coaster, 70 degrees at the time, and a track layout that literally left you flying out of your seat for the 2-minute duration of the ride. It's about as perfect as a wooden roller coaster can get!
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