If you ever seen the show “American Pickers” you know that random artifacts can appear in random places. The staff at Coaster Nation found that out in the most interesting manner over the weekend in Scranton, Pa, when one of our staff came across the former entrance sign for the Hurler in a residential driveway. […]
KMG revealed a brand new ride design and model this Spring. The ride model named ”Surf Ride” is designed for quick set up, low overhead costs and easy transportation on one semi-trailer. The ride can be build up in 45 minutes and weighs only 20.000 kg. The first Surf Ride was delivered to German showman […]
Triotech, creator of award winning media-based attractions, celebrates its 350th installation worldwide and continues its growth as “Creators of fun”. The star product of this success is Triotech’s XD Dark Ride interactive theater. In fact, Triotech deployed its 180th XD Dark Ride attraction in Ecuador. This installation is located in Safari Xtreme park at Malecon […]
Update added 12/22/2015 in red at bottom Cedar Point has been chock full of Valravn photos, videos and updates since they’ve started full-time construction during the offseason. Once the Halloweekends party let out at the beginning of November, the weather has been cooperating for the Roller Coaster Capital of the World and it’s allowed them to crank […]
This past Friday afternoon, a 12 year old boy fell 30 feet from the water log ride at Castles N’ Coasters, located in the Phoenix, AZ area. The boy is in critical condition at the Phoenix area Children’s Hospital and is in a medically-induced coma after receiving two hours of surgery on his brain, according to […]
During Epcot’s 2015 Food & Wine Festival, this drunk (so they say he was drunk) decided to climb the pyramid on the outside of the Mexico Pavilion. An Instagram user who posted the video didn’t find the daring feat too impressive… “This man is going to ruin Epcot for everyone,” @Missinth posted to the social media […]
Cedar Fair, the parent company of Cedar Point among other theme parks, announced record revenue for the third quarter of 2015. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “FUN”. Despite Cedar Point not winning the Amusement Today Golden Ticket Award for “Best Amusement Park” at this year’s […]
This week we got our big dose of Valravn updates from Cedar Point! Cedar Fair’s flagship park gave glimpses of some of the first track being laid for the World’s Tallest, Fastest and Longest Dive Coaster! Cedar Point’s Director of Communications, Tony Clark, provided the photos of video via social media of the […]
Recently, the good folks over at Coaster Force took a tour of the Rocky Mountain Construction (RMC) facility to see their operations and to get some sneak peeks of what new things the company expects to be churning out to it’s clients. With RMC President Fred Grubbs as their guide, Coaster Force got to see a […]
Six Flags has been on a roll recently with the unveiling of new rides at parks throughout their portfolio, including Total Mayhem coming to Six Flags Great Adventure next spring. On Thursday, September 4th, Six Flags over Georgia announced the park was getting a total of 12 (TWELVE) new rides in 2016 as they are […]
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