Griffon Roller Coaster (Busch Gardens Theme Park - Williamsburg, Virginia) - 4k Roller Coaster POV Video

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Griffon is a steel roller coaster located at Busch Gardens Williamsburg amusement park in James City County, Virginia. Designed by Bolliger & Mabillard, the Dive Coaster model opened to the public on May 18, 2007. It climbs to a height of 205 feet and reaches a maximum speed of 71 mph. The roller coaster features two Immelmann loops, a splashdown, two vertical drops, and was the first B&M Dive Coaster to use floorless trains. Griffon was well-received by media and enthusiasts, and it placed third in 2007 in the category of Best New Ride polled by Amusement Today for their annual Golden Ticket Awards. Since its debut, it has also consistently ranked in the top 50 among steel roller coasters worldwide in the same annual publication, peaking at 19th place in 2010.