OWA faces criticism over ride weight restrictions

Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 5:17 PM | Contributed by Jeff

General restrictions were listed on the website last week for all rides: “Due to rider restraint system requirements, guests of certain body proportions may not be able to be accommodated on some of our rides. This may apply, but is not limited to, guests who exceed 6’2” or those who exceed 225 pounds, have a 40” waist line or 52” chest, or females who exceed 200 pounds or wear a size 18 or larger.” On Monday, OWA posted about the requirements on Facebook, saying that it had “received inquiries today regarding the posted rider safety restrictions” and citing manufacturer requirements.

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