Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier quietly opened the Gerstlauer Eurofighter coaster, Iron Shark, today to eager pier guests. The park announced the coaster’s opening on their Facebook page along with this video.
The photo caption reads:
“The IRON SHARK IS OFFICIALLY OPEN! Sharks….the greatest predators in our oceans… they are one of the animals that people fear the most….. Get ready for a jaw dropping shark attack…Are you brave enough to ride and tell the tale of the Iron Shark?
Breathtaking 100 foot lift standing 30 feet over the water….a 95 degrees beyond vertical drop…52 miles per hour….Flip upside down 4 times… Iron Shark’s bone shredding forces are not recommended for everyone…..so make sure you’ve read all of the safety information at the entrance. The height requirement for Iron Shark is 48 inches.”
Have you ridden Iron Shark yet? Let us know what you thought of the coaster using the comment section below.