Evel Knievel @ Six Flags St. Louis Opens

Daring New GCI Woodie Debuts at Six Flags St. LouisToday, Six Flags St. Louis’ opened its ninth roller coaster with the debut of Evel Knievel. The Great Coaster International woodie was my #4 pick for the Top New Roller Coasters of 2008. Knievel’s a clone, but in this case that’s a good thing. It’s based on Thunderbird at PowerPark in Finland, which came ranked 10th on the ...[Read More]

Evel Knievel Coaster @ Six Flags St. Louis

Six Flags St. Louis will Introduce Evel Knievel Coaster in 2008 Six Flags St. Louis will follow up this year’s Tony Hawk’s Big Spin coaster with its second new roller coaster in 2 years. In 2008, they will introduce their ninth coaster named after the daredevil Evel Knievel. Great Coasters International has designed the wooden twister that’s reminiscent of the Wildcat at Hersheyp...[Read More]

Wildcat @ Hersheypark | Roller Coaster Reviews

Wildcat @ Hersheypark | Roller Coaster Reviews Coaster enthusiasts often fall into two camps. Those who can excuse a rough ride on a wooden coaster and those who can’t. I’m in the latter camp. I don’t mind being thrown around a bit, but Wildcat just down right hurt. I rode it during my last trip to Hersheypark which kicked off my busy 2006 season. Wildcat is a wooden twister and ...[Read More]

Thunderhead @ Dollywood | Coaster Reviews

World-Class Woodie Puts Dollywood on the MapBy some random chain of events my family decided to take a summer vacation in Tennessee. This gave me the opportunity to stop at Dollywood on our way back home. I had heard a lot about Thunderhead, the 2004 GCI wooden coaster that topped many enthusiast’s Top 10 lists. Also, Thunderhead had been awarded the Golden Ticket Award for the best Wooden C...[Read More]

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