Author: John

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Canada’s Skyrider Moving to Italy

In a bit of surprising news, it appears that Canada’s Wonderland’s stand -up coaster, Skyrider, has found a new home in Italy. Canada’s Wonderland announced in August that the TOGO...

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Rampage Rides Again at Splash Adventure

When the Alabama Adventure theme park changed to a “waterpark-only” operation in 2011, the future of the park’s signature Rampage wooden coaster was uncertain. Rampage originally opened in 1998. It stands...

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Mystery Coaster Monday #106

Welcome to the sixth week of this round of Mystery Coaster Monday. For those first-timers, each Monday we post a distorted photo of a roller coaster, and you give us your best guess of its identity....

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Bid Farewell to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Hat

The giant sorcerer’s hat towering over Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be removed in early 2015. The Orlando Sentinel reports Disney officials have confirmed what has been rumored for weeks: the...

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Thunderbird’s Vertical Loop Completed

Holiday World’s Thunderbird wing coaster continues to grow with each passing day. Last week, the B&M wing coaster’s highest point, the Immelmann inversion, was completed. And now, it’s the vertical...

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Efteling Reveals Dive Machine Renderings

Its name is Baron 1898, it’s opening at Efteling in 2015 and it’s likely going to be the best-themed dive coaster you’ve ever seen. The park recently released a stunning...