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Kings Island: Mystic Timbers Coming in 2017
posted July 28, 2016
Kings Island has finally announced their 16th coaster for the 2017 season! Mystic Timbers will debut Spring 2017, built by Pennsylvania based manufacturer, Great Coasters International. Standing at 109 feet and reaching speeds up to 53 miles per hour. The parks fourth wooden coaster will hug the terrain and topography of Kings Island and will end with a mysterious shed where something happens. With the addition of Mystic Timbers, Kings Island’s wooden roller coasters will combine to measure 18,804 feet of track, which will be the most at any amusement or theme park in the world.
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NEW VIDEO: The Joker POV Is Flipping OutrageousPosted by r0llerc0ast3r / 26 Jun : 12:14
We know you have all been eagerly waiting for this brand new music video! Six Flags Great Adventure has finally unleashed mayhem in the form of The Joker! This flipping chaotic coaster is the most intense and out of your seat head over heels ride we have ever been on! The video would have been posted weeks ago, but thanks to some opening day jitters where Joe and I were stuck upside down during the Media Event, we had to postpone the release of the video back a bit. The video is jam packed with off ride footage recorded by us as well as some B-roll and POV footage from the park themselves. We hope you enjoy this intense video of an intense coaster!
Universal Studios Orlando: Volcano Bay Finally UnveiledPosted by r0llerc0ast3r / 22 Jun : 10:25
It has been over a year since Universal Studios Orlando announced the installment of their new state of the art water park, Volcano Bay. Since then the parks concept, rides & attractions have been shrouded in mystery leaving guests eagerly awaiting more details then just one piece of concept art. However, now those waiting to see what's in store for the new park can finally breath easy as Universal Studios has released additional works of concept art & details regarding the attractions that will call Volcano Bay home.
Blog: Six Flags Great Adventure Closes The Joker During Media Day EventPosted by r0llerc0ast3r / 26 May : 14:35
Today Six Flags Great Adventure was finally ready to unveil the newest addition to the park to the coaster world. The weather has been more on the dry side, the sun was beaming and the temps were finally reaching what we see along The Jersey Shore this time of the year. It was a perfect day for a Media Preview Event minus the chronic sweating, that I could have done without. Kristin Siebeneicher, John Fitzgerald and Joe Piscopo were on site to ring in the new coaster for a day full of flips, spins, rotations... whatever you wanna call it! Select members of The Boys & Girls Club of New Jersey were present and taking part in the first official rides of The Joker. Soon after the inaugural rides, working media, coaster sites and enthusiasts were welcome to give The Joker a try.
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