‘Amusement Today’ names Six Flags’ wooden coaster best in world

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Six Flags Great Adventure’s El Toro has received the 2017 Golden Ticket Award for the best wooden roller coaster in the world.

The award, which is presented by “Amusement Today,” is voted on by park-goers and industry experts.

This year is the second time the coaster has received the first place prize. El Toro, which translates to “the bull,” features over 4,000 feet of track and drops with speeds reaching 70 mph.

CLICK HERE to view the full list of this year’s Golden Ticket Award winners.

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