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Roller coasters promise a terrifying trip full of death-defying drops, twists and inversions. Insane Coaster Wars travels around the US giving thrill-seekers a taste of the country's most terrifying coasters.

Video: Ride Medusa in Mexico City

Experience 5 hair-raising drops and speeds up to 58 mph on Medusa.
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  • G-Force Giants
    G-force Giants terrify riders with each gravity defying loop, roll, dive, and turn. Which coaster wins the battle of the G's - California's Medusa, the Carolinas' Afterburn, Virginia's Apollo's Chariot, or Tampa Bay's SheiKra?
    Tuesday May 19
    11pm | 10c
  • G-Force Giants
    G-force Giants terrify riders with each gravity defying loop, roll, dive, and turn. Which coaster wins the battle of the G's - California's Medusa, the Carolinas' Afterburn, Virginia's Apollo's Chariot, or Tampa Bay's SheiKra?
    Wednesday May 20
    2am | 1c
  • Hang 'em High
    Hang em' High coasters electrify by dangling riders below the tracks. Which coaster will soar above the competition - Orlando's Manta, Idaho's Aftershock, Virginia's Alpengeist, or Tampa Bay's Montu? Get ready for a head-to-head clash between four sky-high inverted roller coasters in one gravity-defying category called Hang'em High. These four coasters will literally send you head-over-heels with your feet dangling in mid-air, giving you a sense of free-flight like nothing else. Feel the weightlessness of an underwater creature gliding through the sea on Manta at Sea World Orlando, take a ride on the earth-shaking inverted monster that is Aftershock at Silverwood Theme Park in northern Idaho, experience what it's like to be a runaway ski lift on Alpengeist at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Virginia, and fly through the air on Montu at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Fans all across the country have voted and we will find out which airborne coaster is the ruler of the skies!
    Tuesday May 26
    11pm | 10c
  • Hang 'em High
    Hang em' High coasters electrify by dangling riders below the tracks. Which coaster will soar above the competition - Orlando's Manta, Idaho's Aftershock, Virginia's Alpengeist, or Tampa Bay's Montu? Get ready for a head-to-head clash between four sky-high inverted roller coasters in one gravity-defying category called Hang'em High. These four coasters will literally send you head-over-heels with your feet dangling in mid-air, giving you a sense of free-flight like nothing else. Feel the weightlessness of an underwater creature gliding through the sea on Manta at Sea World Orlando, take a ride on the earth-shaking inverted monster that is Aftershock at Silverwood Theme Park in northern Idaho, experience what it's like to be a runaway ski lift on Alpengeist at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Virginia, and fly through the air on Montu at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Fans all across the country have voted and we will find out which airborne coaster is the ruler of the skies!
    Wednesday May 27
    2am | 1c
  • Wrong Way Up
    Wrong Way Up Coasters thrill riders with each stomach-churning flip, twist, turn and loop. Which will spiral above the competition - Orlando's Kraken, Pennsylvania's Hydra the Revenge, Ohio's Vortex, or Tennessee's Wild Eagle?
    Tuesday June 2
    11pm | 10c
  • Wrong Way Up
    Wrong Way Up Coasters thrill riders with each stomach-churning flip, twist, turn and loop. Which will spiral above the competition - Orlando's Kraken, Pennsylvania's Hydra the Revenge, Ohio's Vortex, or Tennessee's Wild Eagle?
    Wednesday June 3
    2am | 1c
  • G-Force Giants
    G-force Giants terrify riders with each gravity defying loop, roll, dive, and turn. Which coaster wins the battle of the G's - California's Medusa, the Carolinas' Afterburn, Virginia's Apollo's Chariot, or Tampa Bay's SheiKra?
    Sunday June 7
    10pm | 9c
  • Hang 'em High
    Hang em' High coasters electrify by dangling riders below the tracks. Which coaster will soar above the competition - Orlando's Manta, Idaho's Aftershock, Virginia's Alpengeist, or Tampa Bay's Montu? Get ready for a head-to-head clash between four sky-high inverted roller coasters in one gravity-defying category called Hang'em High. These four coasters will literally send you head-over-heels with your feet dangling in mid-air, giving you a sense of free-flight like nothing else. Feel the weightlessness of an underwater creature gliding through the sea on Manta at Sea World Orlando, take a ride on the earth-shaking inverted monster that is Aftershock at Silverwood Theme Park in northern Idaho, experience what it's like to be a runaway ski lift on Alpengeist at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Virginia, and fly through the air on Montu at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Fans all across the country have voted and we will find out which airborne coaster is the ruler of the skies!
    Sunday June 7
    10:30pm | 9:30c
  • G-Force Giants
    G-force Giants terrify riders with each gravity defying loop, roll, dive, and turn. Which coaster wins the battle of the G's - California's Medusa, the Carolinas' Afterburn, Virginia's Apollo's Chariot, or Tampa Bay's SheiKra?
    Monday June 8
    1am | 12c
  • Hang 'em High
    Hang em' High coasters electrify by dangling riders below the tracks. Which coaster will soar above the competition - Orlando's Manta, Idaho's Aftershock, Virginia's Alpengeist, or Tampa Bay's Montu? Get ready for a head-to-head clash between four sky-high inverted roller coasters in one gravity-defying category called Hang'em High. These four coasters will literally send you head-over-heels with your feet dangling in mid-air, giving you a sense of free-flight like nothing else. Feel the weightlessness of an underwater creature gliding through the sea on Manta at Sea World Orlando, take a ride on the earth-shaking inverted monster that is Aftershock at Silverwood Theme Park in northern Idaho, experience what it's like to be a runaway ski lift on Alpengeist at Busch Gardens Williamsburg Virginia, and fly through the air on Montu at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Fans all across the country have voted and we will find out which airborne coaster is the ruler of the skies!
    Monday June 8
    1:30am | 12:30c
  • Extreme Heights
    Terrifyingly tall coasters will take you to Extreme Heights! Which will tower above the competition - Carolina's Intimidator, Cedar Point's Millennium Force, Ohio's Diamondback, or New Jersey's Kingda Ka? Get ready for lift off!
    Tuesday June 9
    11pm | 10c
  • Extreme Heights
    Terrifyingly tall coasters will take you to Extreme Heights! Which will tower above the competition - Carolina's Intimidator, Cedar Point's Millennium Force, Ohio's Diamondback, or New Jersey's Kingda Ka? Get ready for lift off!
    Wednesday June 10
    2am | 1c
  • Splintering Speedsters
    Wooden coasters shake, rattle and roll riders like a runaway train. Which coaster will turn their competition into kindling - Ohio's Beast, Tennessee's Thunderhead, Indiana's Voyage, or New Jersey's El Toro? Wooden coasters have been a staple thrill ride in virtually every theme park across the country for decades. Now, four of the most rip-roaring wooden coasters have been chosen to compete in one timber-shredding category called Splintering Speedsters! They will shake, rattle and roll you right out of your seat as they thunder through savage turns and rumble around ferocious bends like a runaway train! Experience the thrill of the longest wooden roller coaster in the country on The Beast at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, twist and turn through a maze of timber on Thunderhead at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, take a whirlwind tour of the new world on The Voyage at Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana, and saddle up for the ride of your life on El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey. Fans all across the country have voted and we will find out which bark-built coaster has the most bite!
    Tuesday June 16
    11pm | 10c
  • Splintering Speedsters
    Wooden coasters shake, rattle and roll riders like a runaway train. Which coaster will turn their competition into kindling - Ohio's Beast, Tennessee's Thunderhead, Indiana's Voyage, or New Jersey's El Toro? Wooden coasters have been a staple thrill ride in virtually every theme park across the country for decades. Now, four of the most rip-roaring wooden coasters have been chosen to compete in one timber-shredding category called Splintering Speedsters! They will shake, rattle and roll you right out of your seat as they thunder through savage turns and rumble around ferocious bends like a runaway train! Experience the thrill of the longest wooden roller coaster in the country on The Beast at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, twist and turn through a maze of timber on Thunderhead at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, take a whirlwind tour of the new world on The Voyage at Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana, and saddle up for the ride of your life on El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey. Fans all across the country have voted and we will find out which bark-built coaster has the most bite!
    Wednesday June 17
    2am | 1c
  • Speed Demons
    These lightning-fast coasters reach mind-blowing speeds in record-breaking time! But which coaster will blow past the competition - Ohio's Top Thrill Dragster, Nevada's Desperado, New England's Bizarro, or California's Xcelerator? The race is on!
    Tuesday June 23
    11pm | 10c
  • Speed Demons
    These lightning-fast coasters reach mind-blowing speeds in record-breaking time! But which coaster will blow past the competition - Ohio's Top Thrill Dragster, Nevada's Desperado, New England's Bizarro, or California's Xcelerator? The race is on!
    Wednesday June 24
    2am | 1c
  • The Top Ten
    You voted on travelchannel.com and now the country's top ten most heart-pumping adrenaline rides go head to head. From the speed demon Top Thrill Dragster to the g-forces of SheiKra which coaster will soar above the competition? We pitted the top roller coasters in the country against each other and you picked the winner!
    Sunday June 28
    11pm | 10c

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