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Coaster Enthusiast Gift Ideas

It’s black Friday and the Christmas season has officially begun! I’ve been surfing the web lately for some good gift ideas for the coaster enthusiast in your life (or perhaps yourself!). Here are some of my favorites: Theme Park Review’s...


Beijing WaterCube to become waterpark

We usually don’t report on waterpark news, but this news item really took my interest. It seems that the “WaterCube” aquatic venue which was used during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics will soon be converted into a waterpark. Now that’s a...


Kiddieland Coaster to Great America?

According to multiple sources including RCDB, Kiddieland’s Little Dipper wooden family coaster has been sold to Six Flags Great America. I’m at a total loss of words – this is so unlike Six Flags. However, it’s very encouraging – this should...


Leap the Dips photos

Since we’re heading into that dull off season time of the year, I thought we’d take a look at the oldest operating coaster in America, Leap the Dips at Lakemont Park in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The coaster opened in 1902 and,...


Are you the Ultimate Coaster Geek?

We are holding a video contest in order to find the Ultimate Coaster Geek. Think you might be interested? Click here! The winner will receive two complimentary tickets to Wild Adventures and two souvenir hats!


Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit Review

Coaster101 recently visited Universal Studios Florida where we rode the new Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit coaster. This beast takes you straight up 167 feet before dropping you through a course full of nifty elements all to the tune of a...


Libertyland Demolition Begins

This is a photo I was hoping I would never have to see, but in the back of my mind I always knew it was inevitable. It’s a sad day in the city of Memphis to see that this is...


Best Wood Coaster Poll

It’s that time of year. What time you ask? Poll season! Voting has once again started in the “Best Roller Coaster Poll” . Created by Mitch Hawker, this poll is considered as the most accurate portrayal of the enthusiast community’s...