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Coasters-101: Why are roller coasters removed?

Roller coasters are multi-million dollar investments that amusement parks spend countless dollars and time in designing, building, and maintaining. But lately it seems like we’ve seen more roller coasters and classic thrill rides closed and dismantled than ever before. Why...

Coasters-101: Launch Systems

In the last edition of Coasters-101 we discussed how roller coasters are raised to their highest point via lift hills. Today we’re going to examine a more thrilling alternative to the traditionally slower lift hills: launch systems! Limitations like height...

A-Z Coaster of the Week: Incredible Hulk

We return to Florida for this week’s “A-Z Coaster of the Week.” The Incredible Hulk opened along with Universal Studios Islands of Adventures on May 28, 1999 within the Marvel Super Hero Island area of the park. The towering green...

Florida 2012: Islands of Adventure

After a fun day at Universal Studios, it was time to visit Islands of Adventure to check out the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, but we couldn’t forget our other favorites like The Incredible Hulk. The Wizarding World of Harry...

A Look at The Incredible Hulk Coaster

It’s hard to believe, for me at least, that The Incredible Hulk coaster at Islands of Adventure opened nearly 12 years ago. Over the past decade it’s remained an icon for not only Universal Orlando but Florida’s theme park lineup as well. Incredible...