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SeaWorld Orlando Opening Mako Hyper Coaster in 2016

SeaWorld Orlando announced plans today for Mako, a 200-foot-tall Bolliger & Mabillard hyper coaster that will become Orlando’s tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster. The B&M hyper coaster will include...

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Carowinds Retiring Thunder Road Wooden Coaster

After 39 years and nearly 40 million rides, Carowinds is retiring the park’s wooden racing coaster, Thunder Road. Photo © Carowinds The coaster will carry its last guests on July 26. The...

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Hersheypark Readies Laff Trakk for Debut

Hersheypark is preparing Laff Trakk, America’s first “indoor, spinning, glow-coaster,” for a public debut tomorrow, Saturday, May 23, 2015. The coaster is a Maurer Söhne indoor spinning coaster that features a four-seat...

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Take a Ride on Twisted Colossus

Gone is the wooden track on the historic Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain. The talented team at Rocky Mountain Construction has breathed new life into the aging racing wooden...

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RollerCoaster Tycoon World Renders Progress

The RollerCoaster Tycoon World development blog has been quiet since March when a trailer for the highly anticipated game was released to less-than-favorable reviews. But last week, the game’s executive...

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Cedar Point Opens Rougarou

Cedar Point today unleashed its stand-up-to-floorless converted B&M coaster, Rougarou. The once stand-up coaster formerly known as Mantis now sports sleek new floorless trains giving the coaster an entirely new...

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Turbulence Testing at Adventureland

Adventureland (in Long Island, N.Y.) is preparing to open its spinning coaster, Turbulence. Mack, the maker of the coaster, recently shared a video of the coaster testing. Watch it below:  ...