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Seventh coaster for Fårup Sommerland

Seventh coaster for Fårup Sommerland

Blokhus, Nordjylland, Denmark

Fårup Sommerland in Denmark announced they will be adding a Vekoma family boomerang coaster for 2020. Saven, which is Danish for Saw, will be the park's seventh coaster and the first since Orkanen, a Vekoma suspended family coaster, opened in 2013. It's the same type of coaster as Raik at Phantasialand in Germany and Accelerator at Drayton Manor in the UK, the first of this kind, but with a unique layout. Click the headline for more information ...
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Tigris to roar from April 19

Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens Tampa will officially open Tigris, a triple-launch steel roller coaster, on Friday April 19th, just in time for the Easter weekend. Sending riders head over heels some 150-foot (46m) in the air, the new attraction is Florida’s tallest launch coaster and the ninth coaster in the park’s collection, solidifying it as the state’s thrill-ride leader. Click the headline for more information ...
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Green Lantern shines no more

Green Lantern shines no more

Valencia, California, USA

Six Flags Magic Mountain confirmed the closure of the park's Intamin ZacSpin coaster - Green Lantern: First Flight. The ride was the last of the Intamin Ball Coasters (as they're also known) to be built when it opened in July, 2011. Before that there had been three other versions constructed in Europe, all of which are still operating. Click the headline for more information ...
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Dollywood's Mountain Slidewinder closed

Dollywood’s Mountain Slidewinder closed

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA

After 32 years of operation, Dollywood's Mountain Slidewinder has closed to make room for an unknown new attraction. Considered by many to be the best water attraction in the park, Mountain Slidewinder was a water tobaggan ride that sent guests on an action packed journey through the woods culminating in a 60 foot (18m) drop out of a tunnel. Click the headline for more information ...
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Busch Gardens announces Gwazi conversion

Busch Gardens announces Gwazi conversion

Tampa, Florida, USA

It's official! Busch Gardens Tampa announced what we've know for some time - Gwazi is getting the RMC I-Box track conversion treatment. No real details were given other than the coaster will be North America’s tallest hybrid, and the fastest, steepest hybrid coaster in the world. Click the headline for more information ...
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Wizarding World Coaster revealed

Wizarding World Coaster revealed

Orlando, Florida, USA

After almost two years of construction, Islands of Adventure finally reveals the new attraction coming to its Wizarding World section: Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure. This heavily themed coaster will open on June 13, 2019. It replaces Dragon Challenge (formerly Duelling Dragons), which was demolished in 2017. Click the headline for more information ...
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Thorpe Park dumps Loggers Leap

Chertsey, Surrey, UK

Thorpe Park announced the permanent closure and removal of Loggers Leap. Speculation about the log flume's future has been floating around, unlike it's boats, since it's sudden closure at the end of the 2015 season. The announcement sinks any rumours that it will be making a splashback, but does open the floodgates to a wave of speculation. Click the headline for more information ...
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Six Flags rebrands Darien Lake

Six Flags rebrands Darien Lake

Darien Center, New York, USA

It's official. Darien Lake Theme Park is now Six Flags Darien Lake, returning to the park’s previous name from 1999-2006. In May 2018, Six Flags announced a purchase agreement with Premier Parks to take over the operations lease of five U.S. amusement and water parks, including Darien Lake's theme park, water park, camping resort, hotel and amphitheater. Click the headline for more information ...
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