This Arrow Dynamics looping coaster is classified as “extreme” by Roller Coaster Database.  The stats are not particularly impressive but the ride could be said to be extreme in terms of its intensity.  With seven cars seating two across and accommodating four riders for a total capacity of twenty eight, the train makes a left turn out of the station and ascends a 78-foot lift hill, drops 76 feet and travels through two consecutive loops.  At a maximum speed of 50 mph, it turns left and goes through a double corkscrew.   This is followed by a right turn, after which the train enters a helix before returning to the station.   What makes this coaster somewhat unique is that it’s the only Arrow Dynamics coaster on which the riders go through the corkscrew element in a counterclockwise direction.  Unique or not, this ride is, in my opinion, torturous.   At 1 minute 30 seconds, it’s mercifully short – mercifully because it’s rough to the point of being painful.   I got such an ear-boxing that nothing would tempt me to ride it again.   Dragon Fire is by no means uninteresting but I found it unenjoyable in the extreme.  2 out of 5 stars.   Photograph courtesy of Canada’s Wonderland.  For more information about rides at Canada’s Wonderland, visit www.canadaswonderland.com

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