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Kentucky Kingdom's Lightning Run Roller Coaster

CoasterGuy14 did a nice overview of Kentucky Kingdon’s new Lightning Run ride and the park’s other additions in this YouTube video: Analysis of Ligh...

World's Tallest Roller Coaster Coming to Florida

Some huge news came out of IAAPA last week as CoasterCrew got an earth-shattering update related to the PolerCoaster concept that was proposed earlier this year...

Top Ten Things We'd Like to See at the 2013 IAAPA

The team over at Coaster101 wrote a great post about what they’re hoping to see at IAAPA this year.  Here’s an IAAPA 2013 Wishlist: The big IAAPA co...

American Coasters by Thomas Crymes | Book Review

My last roller coaster photography book is more than a decade old now, so I was excited to check out Thomas Crymes new book: American Coasters: A Thrilling Phot...

TPS Report – The Smiler Accident, The Bat, & More News

Theme Park News Update – Late October/Early November I’ve been away from the blog for quite some time. So, I thought that I’d share some of th...

Legoland Considers Theme Park in Stafford, Virginia

Local government officials in Stafford, Virginia are in early talks with Merlin about a possible Legoland Theme Park. If built, it would be only the third Legol...

Flying Turns Finally Opens | POV Video & Reviews

After more than 7 years of construction, Knoebels opened Flying Turns earlier this month. I’m sure the queue (pictured to the right) was quite a beautiful...

New Video of FireChaser Express at Dollywood

Dollywood released an animated video of their new roller coaster, FireChaser Express last week. The family ride, which is scheduled to open in March 2014, will ...

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Ravine Flyer II @ Waldameer Park | Coaster Reviews

Ravine Flyer II: An Impressive World-Class Wooden CoasterI’d been excited for Ravine Flyer II since I learned about it last winter. It’s the product of 15 years of work, planning, and local politics. The Gravity Group designed hybrid woodie was my top pick for the new coasters opening in...

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