Category: News


New Kennywood Coaster in 2010

Update: Sky Rocket is now open! Read the review and see the pictures from media day here! Discuss Kennywood’s new coaster in our forums! West Mifflin, PA – Kennywood is proud to announce the addition of a seventh roller coaster...


Riders stranded on Invertigo

Breaking News From The Associated Press: SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Rescue crews are using cherry pickers to remove two dozen people stranded between 40 and 80 feet off the ground on a roller coaster at a Northern California theme park....


Coaster vs. Toupee

This is a few days old, but the story is too funny to pass up. Dennis Murphy, a local business owner in Myrtle Beach saw a commercial for Freestyle Music Park’s Time Machine coaster in which a piece of a...


Big Bad Wolf to be retired

There is some sad news out of Williamsburg today from Busch Gardens: “WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (July 24, 2009) – After 25 years traveling at the speed of fright, The Big Bad Wolf will take its last trip through Busch Gardens’ Bavarian...


Vote today!

You only have until Sunday to vote for your favorite coaster in the Coaster101 Photography Contest! We have over 60 great entries to choose from! Click here to vote!


Really Kennywood?

I got all excited when Kennywood told us they would be making a “big announcement” over the past weekend. I was gone over the weekend so I had actually forgotten about it until yesterday when I realized there was no...


Efteling adding dueling coasters!

We tend to not cover many international parks, but that’s one of the many changes coming to the new Coaster101! The big news out of the Netherlands: Efteling is expanding in a huge way in the coming years. Out of a slew of...


Odin’s Temple of the Tiger

I think one of the most amazing dynamics a themepark can have is animal interaction. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, located in Vallejo, California, continues the tradition of incredible animal attractions with the addition of Odin’s Temple of the Tiger. From...