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Kentucky Kingdom 2017 Additions

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Kentucky Kingdom announced today that they will be adding Eye of the Storm, a 72 foot (22m) tall Larsen Giant Loop, for 2017. The park is also upgrading its classic wooden coaster, Thunder Run, which will receive a new PTC (Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters) train and track modifications at a cost of more than half a million dollars. Other park improvements were also announced. Click the headline to read more ...
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Dollywood Escapes Wildfire Damage

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA

High winds and extreme drought conditions sparked wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains surrounding Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, but Dollywood theme park, its Splash Country water park and DreamMore Resort were spared any damage. Overnight staff evacuated families staying in 50 of the resort's rooms and 19 of the park's Smoky Mountain Cabins, some of which were damaged or destroyed by the fires ...

New Mega Coaster for Energylandia 2018

Energylandia, Zator, Poland

Although Energylandia has only been open since Summer 2014, the Polish park announced an ambitious new roller coaster for 2018. By the time it opens, it will be the 11th coaster in their line up! The roller coaster, currently unnamed, will be the tallest and fastest Intamin Mega roller coaster in Europe ...
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9 Top Rated Things from IAAPA 2016

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo 2016 boasted a record breaking number of exhibitors and buyers. It was also record breaking for CoasterForce, with hundreds of likes and shares across our Facebook and Twitter. Let's take a look at the nine most popular announcements from IAAPA as liked and shared by you, our lovely followers! ...
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11 Incredible Roller Coaster Photos

A roller coaster is a work of art. The twisted sculptures are awesome to ride and great to look at. There are hundreds of photos on CoasterForce and we've selected our favourite 11. ...

Intamin unveil new Zac Spin

IAAPA Expo, Orange County Convention Center, FL, USA

Intamin has revealed a new version of their Zac Spin coaster at the IAAPA Expo. The new model is configurable to allow three different seat layouts, controlled or free spinning options and a LSM launch out of the station ...
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Highlights from IAAPA 2016 – Day 2

IAAPA Expo, Orange County Convention Center, FL, USA

Highlights from the second day of the IAAPA Expo 2016 at the Orange County Convention Center included a new go-kart track to built in Florida, new Motion Theater rides from Simworx and Dynamic Attractions, Brass Ring Award winners and news of a record breaking attendance figures! ...
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Highlights from IAAPA 2016 – Day 1

IAAPA Expo, Orange County Convention Center, FL, USA

Theme and amusement park owners from all over the world have gathered in Orlando for the annual IAAPA Attractions Expo. Highlights from Day 1 include unveilings for the new Wave Breaker coaster trains at SeaWorld San Antonio, InvadR coaster trains for Busch Gardens Williamsburg, a new coaster type from Mack, Triotech announced three new rides, S&S unveiled a new family inverted coaster and Zamperla celebrated their 50th anniversary. Click the headline for a full round-up! ...
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