Kumba (roller Coaster)
Kumba is a Bolliger & Mabillard sit down roller coaster located at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, in Tampa, Florida. Built in 1993, it stands 143 feet (44 m) tall and has a top speed of 60 mph. Kumba is one of the first in a line of multi-inversion coasters (that is, those having six or more inversions) built by B&M, and featured B&M's first ever diving loop and interlocking corkscrews. It has seven inversions which, in order, are:
- A 114-foot-tall (35 m) vertical loop, which wraps around the lift hill
- B&M's first-ever diving loop
- Zero-G roll
- Cobra roll (two inversions that go over the Congo River Rapids bridge)
- 2 Interlocking corkscrews (also a first for B&M) immediately after the midcourse block brake
Kumba had the most inversions of any coaster by B&M until the opening of Dragon Khan at PortAventura in 1995.
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