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Dollywood’s next coaster…

I’m usually not one to listen to the “dippin dots guy” but in this case I believe it might be a little more believable. During my last visit to Dollywood, I had a nice conversation with one of the train...

Kings Island Video

Check out Coaster101’s video of our recent trip to Kings Island. The video features Diamondback, Nick Wallenda, The Beast, and more! Be sure to check out NTW Productions!

Sesame Street coming to Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens recently announced a revamp of their Land of Dragons area into Sesame Street Safari which will include a family coaster! This is a great move for the park because I’ve always felt the Land of Dragons area to...

Coasting for Kids a Success

The Coasting for Kids event at Cedar Point was a huge success, and I have a million things to recount about the day. I’ve heard that they continue to get donations, and now we’re over $8000! Considering the short notice...

Planet Snoopy takes over the world.

In the past week or so we have seen three parks announce Planet Snoopy additions: Canada’s Wonderland, Kings Dominion, and California’s Great America. In all three of these cases, these “Snoopy Planets” will be replacing either Nickelodeon areas, Hanna-Barbera areas...

Intimidator, Carowinds 2010 coaster

Carowinds announced today plans for their largest investment ever made to open in 2010 – Intimidator, a B&M hyper with a height of 232 feet and speeds of 75 mph. You can read the press release below.   CHARLOTTE, N.C.,...

Olympia Looping photos

Here is a large photo gallery featuring the portable Schwarzkopf Olympia Looping that can be found in travelling fairs throughout Germany. Thanks to forum member “Daniel” for lending us these photos! A little about the coaster: it’s the largest portable coaster...

A fanboy’s reaction to Intimidator.

We were graciously sent these webcam stills of a coaster fanboy reacting to the announcement of Kings Dominion’s new coaster, Intimidator 305. Many are quick to say that the layout is lacking, the over the shoulder restraints suck, etc. This...