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Waldameer Interview

Coaster101 interviewed Steve Gorman, the general manager of Waldameer which is adding Ravine Flyer II to its lineup this year. Here’s what he had to say: Why did the park decide to go with Gravity Group when designing Ravine Flyer...


SheiKra Review

I recently returned from a week-long trip in Florida. We decided to take a break from Disney for one day and travel over to Tampa to check out what Busch Gardens Africa had to offer. As you approach the park,...


Dollywood announces Mystery Mine

Dollywood’s new ride for the 2007 season is a mystery no more with the theme park’s announcement of the $17.5 million Mystery Mine steel roller coaster. Marking the largest capital investment in the company’s history, Mystery Mine brings a one-acre...

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Georgia’s Goliath Opening Photos

Mark Cross was kind enough to allow us to use some of his photos from Goliath’s recent opening at Six Flags over Georgia. It’s an impressive coaster!

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Orlando 2006

I was a young lad of only 14 years. I remember my parents telling me that we were taking our first family vacation to Disney World and Universal Studios. I don’t remember much after that moment, but judging by these...

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Expedition Evacuation

I was fortunate enough to experience an emergency stop on Expedition Everest earlier this week! The ride was going along greatly, we went up the first lifthill with no problems, completed the first part of the ride, but once we...

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Six Flags Great America Fright Fest

Hey everyone, I’m back from my trip up to Chicago and I’ve got my first official TR! First I’ll just set the scene for Saturday: It was a SATURDAY, it was 90 degrees plus, and it was Latino Fest. I’ll...


El Toro debuting at Six Flags Great Adventure in 2006!

In 2006, thrill seekers at the World’s largest regional theme park will challenge El Toro, an enormous, new wooden roller coaster under construction at Six Flags Great Adventure. The thrill ride, which incorporates the most daring features of the world’s...