Tagged: birthday


Coaster101 12th Birthday Giveaway

Can you believe Coaster101.com is 12 years old? On June 15, 2005, we began as a small, free-hosted website. Little did I know that 12 years later I would be writing about that same albeit very grown-up website. To celebrate,...


A Decade Online, Coaster101 Turns 10

Ten years ago today, I started a small website about roller coasters. I had been pondering the idea of having a website for some time, but didn’t know how to get started. Being only 13 years old at the time, I had...


Nine Fine Years of Coaster101 Giveaway

Nine years ago today, Coaster101 launched quietly as a meager collection of free-hosted web pages featuring a few roller coaster photos, news and…not much else. Fortunately, much has changed in the nine years we’ve spent online. To celebrate our ninth birthday, we’re...


Celebrating 8 Great Years of Coaster101

On June 15, 2005, Coaster101 was born as an amateurish, free-hosted website. Little did I know that eight years later, my unassuming website would (a) still exist and (b) be much larger and more established. Photo © Tyler Hopkins Coaster101’s...


Coaster101 Turns 7 Today

Happy Birthday to us! Seven years ago on this date I launched a small Freewebs-hosted website titled “Coaster101.” Little did I know that it would not only last seven years, but would also grow and develop into an established website...


Happy Birthday, Walt Disney

On this day, 110 years ago, Walt Disney was born in Chicago, Illinois. It’s hard to imagine what the amusement industry would be like today without his vision and dedication to his dream.


Coaster101 Turns 6 Years Old

Six years ago today Coaster101 began as a small Freewebs website. Since then, we have experienced tremendous growth, and we owe a lot of that growth to our faithful readers. As always, we are grateful for and humbled by your...


Epcot opening ceremony video

In celebration of Epcot’s 28th birthday, I have linked to a video from opening day ceremonies on October 1st ,1982. While a lot has changed in the nearly three decades that have passed, a good portion of the park still...