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Six Flags 2015 Announcement

August 28, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Six Flags has just released their 2015 Official lineup. Check out what's coming to a park near you in 2015. Magic Mountain - Twisted Colossus - This classic California icon takes on a whole new twist as Rocky Mountain Construction gives the ride the iron horse treatment! The first ever RMC racing coaster (single track, races with itself!) featuring: 1. “Top Gun Stall” – an inversion where the train slows down upside down 2. Western Hemisphere’s first “High Five” – where two trains pass through an overbanked turn facing each other with the illusion that you can reach out and “high five” other riders 3.

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Carowinds 2015 Announcement

August 21, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Fury 325

4. 95 MPH
6. 6602 Feet of Track
7. 3 Minutes 25 seconds
8. 325 Feet Tall

190-foot tall barrel turn
high speed S-curve
91 degree overbanked horseshoe turn
dive underneath a pedestrian bridge
camel back hill
double helix

Tallest and Fastest Giga Coaster
Interactivity with the Front Gate Guests

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Hersheypark 2015 Announcement - Laff Trakk!

August 12, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Laff Trakk!
"First indoor spinning roller coaster"

1400 feet of track
4 riders per train (back to back)
Ride will be done in the black light glowing style
Location: next door to whip, Midway America section of park
Speed: 45 mph
Manufacturer: Maurer
Rider height: 42" min
Opening: May 2015

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Amusement Park News

Monster Stomp on Ripper Row Returns to Howl-O-Scream Lineup

After 3 years, the popular show returns

August 30, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Press Release: Monster Stomp™ on Ripper Row® returns to Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® this season after a three-year absence. This all-new show takes the best of Monster Stomp's previous iterations and overlays state-of-the-art special effects for an unmatched audio-visual experience inspired by Jack the Ripper's Victorian-era rampage in London's East End. Monster Stomp on Ripper Row is a much darker production this year. The musical revue retains signature elements that fans of previous shows enjoyed. The dance of the skeletons returns this year as well as a selection of classic songs that made Monster Stomp a hit with guests when it debuted in 2002.

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Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Another Record Breaker for 2015, Twisted Colossus

Iconic “Woodie” Returns As Twisted Colossus — World’s Longest Hybrid Coaster

August 28, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Press Release: Six Flags Magic Mountain, the “Thrill Capital of the World,” and voted by USA TODAY readers as America’s Best Theme Park, today unveiled plans for the highly anticipated, world-record-breaking hybrid coaster, Twisted Colossus, an unprecedented, awe-inspiring four-minute journey through nearly 5,000 feet of track and two lift hills. Twisted Colossus, the next generation of the beloved wooden roller coaster that thrilled millions of guests in its 36-year reign at the park, will be a unique technological marvel combining an iconic wooden structure with state-of-the-art Iron Horse Track. The advanced technology, available exclusively at Six Flags, provides ride experiences never before possible on wooden coasters, such as over-banked turns and inversions.

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Hybrid Coaster “Wicked Cyclone” is Coming to Six Flags New England in 2015

New England Introduces a Coaster Showcasing the Latest in Innovation

August 28, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Press Release: Six Flags New England, the Thrill Capital of New England, today announced plans to add a new state-of-the-art roller coaster that integrates the latest in ride technology and innovation to Massachusetts — Wicked Cyclone. The Wicked Cyclone will offer the ultimate in thrills and adrenaline combining the extreme characteristics of both steel and wood to build the first hybrid roller coaster to hit the East Coast. “We take great pride in creating incredible, one-of-a-kind experiences for our guests here at the Thrill Capital of New England,” said John Winkler, Six Flags New England Park President. “This project has been years in the making, and the addition of Wicked Cyclone enhances our commitment to delivering world-class thrills to Six Flags New England every year.” With its unique construction, Wicked Cyclone will be: A hybrid integrating a steel track on a wooden structure The first coaster of its kind to hit the East Coast A coaster with more airtime than any coaster in New England The first coaster of its kind to have a 200 degree stall and two Zero G Rolls The world’s only Double Reversing Bank Airtime Hill Wicked Cyclone’s steel track provides riders with a smoother and more intense ride along its 3,320 feet of track.

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