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Copperhead Strike Debuts At Carowinds

From Speculation, to Announcement, To Documenting Construction Progress (And More Construction Progress, and More, and More) we’ve covered nearly every aspect of Carowinds‘ newest roller coaster, the MACK Rides-designed Copperhead Strike, the first “double-launch” coaster in the Carolinas. All that’s left...

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19 for ’99: Afterburn at Carowinds

As we mentioned last week, 1999 was a big year for new roller coasters in the United States. We’ve selected 19 of our favorite roller coasters that are celebrating their 20th anniversaries this year, and will profile them every other...

A Look At 2019 Off-Season Maintenance at Carowinds

There’s a lot going on at Carowinds this off-season in addition to the construction progress on Copperhead Strike. (Not to mention the new SpringHill Suites by Marriott at Carowinds and Employee Dorms being constructed just outside of the park gates!) The...

January 2019 Copperhead Strike Construction Update

Back on New Year’s Eve, we were able to get a good look at the construction of Copperhead Strike with an “unofficial” tour from Steve Jackson, Director of Construction and Maintenance at Carowinds. While there’s no such thing as a...

Ringing in 2019 at Carowinds’ WinterFest New Years Eve

After the success of their inaugural WinterFest in 2017, Carowinds announced earlier in the 2018 season that the park would be adding several additional days to the WinterFest calendar, including December 31, New Year’s Eve. Even with the promise of...