This week on the Coaster101 Podcast we’ve got an audio version of our recent 20 in 2020 article about Millennium Force at 20 years old. Nick Weisenberger joins us to talk about everything he learned researching the history of the first closed circuit 300 foot coaster. We go into the origins of the ride, the company that almost built it, the technical innovations that won Intamin the contract, and how their competitor sort of got back at Cedar Point. We also get into the ongoing popularity and legacy of the ride, and much more. For even more details, and all of our research sources check out his full article.
The iconic Millennium Force shape and support structure might be one of the best legacies of the ride.
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