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2014-01-31 23:20:46

Pete Trabucco, amusement park, travel and aviation expert and author of "America's Top Roller Coasters and Amusement Parks," names the top amusement parks of 2013. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Pete Trabucco, amusement park, travel and aviation expert and author of "America's Top Roller Coasters and Amusement Parks," names the top amusement parks of 2013. Throughout the United States, amusement parks ranging from the east to west coast rank among some of...

2014-01-27 08:25:24

New York's Historic Amusement Park Welcomes First 'Loop' Coaster Since 1910 BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roller coaster fanatics from around the world have a new reason to visit Luna Park in Coney Island this year. This Memorial Day Weekend, the amusement venture will be welcoming its first-ever vertical lift steel roller coaster, The Thunderbolt, to its lineup of joy rides. The new coaster will sit where the original wooden Thunderbolt thrilled riders from the...

2014-01-02 23:31:12

High Voltage Kids Ministry releases a Children's Ministry Curriculum series called "Roller Coaster Life." Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 High Voltage Kids Ministry knows that children today have it rough. They deal with major issues daily such as peer pressure, bullying, divorce, sickness, and more. One day, they can be riding high with everything going well, and the next day, they could be cut low by difficulties and stress. Life can feel just like a "Roller...

2013-12-27 23:01:00

A look into the future where 3D printing is widely accepted and actions steps for current state, transition, and future state for providers, distributors, and manufacturers. Medina, OH (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Scott Sheldon explained the reality of the supply chain in the healthcare space with their comparison to the rise and fall of the U.S. auto and steel industries in part one of The Healthcare Roller Coaster. Part two dives deeper into the scope of providers, distributors, and...

2013-09-28 23:02:04

Dallas resident Tim McCarty, who once was guided off Silver Dollar City’s roller coaster PowderKeg because he was too big to fit in the seat, took a victory ride on the same coaster a year later and 130 pounds thinner. McCarty and his family celebrated the weight loss with a September 27 return to the Branson, Missouri theme park, the ride on PowderKeg and also a ride on the park’s new ground-breaking wood coaster, Outlaw Run. Branson, Missouri (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 When Tim...

2013-08-14 23:18:20

New Sets Promise Big Building Fun Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 K’NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to introduce four new roller coasters to its hugely popular Thrill Ride line of building sets. Sure to spark creativity, these K’NEX coaster building sets offer explosive fun for builders ages 9+, and include American made rods and connectors. K’NEX Thrill Ride building sets have been a favorite among fans since...

2013-07-23 23:30:23

Personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm calls for a thorough investigation of the Six Flags roller coaster accident in which a woman died after falling from the Texas Giant. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 A Texas woman died while riding a roller coaster at the Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. She fell from the amusement park ride, reported ABC News(7.21.13). The woman’s two children, who were also on the ride, watched their mother fall in an accident that...

2013-06-22 04:20:06

Immersive new area includes day and nighttime entertainment, along with new retail store and two dining areas VALENCIA, Calif., June 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FULL THROTTLE, the world's tallest and fastest looping coaster was introduced at Six Flags Magic Mountain today, bringing the Valencia theme park's coaster count to a world- record 18 coasters. The new triple-launch coaster takes the coaster experience to the next level as riders face a first-ever launch up and over a "Top Hat"...

2013-06-03 16:24:09

"Relentless" And "Awesome" Are Among The Initial Rider Reactions SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California's Great America has opened Gold Striker, the tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster in Northern California and the early reviews have been stellar. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130603/SF25089) "Relentless," "Awesome," and "The best ever," are terms guests have used to describe the eighth coaster at California's Great America. Gold...

2013-05-14 23:19:47

Three contest winners to have their builds displayed at Cedar Fair parks for 2013 Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 K´NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is proud to announce the winners of the third annual K´NEX Great Thrill Ride Build-Off! Students from across the country created working models of the most hair-raising, spine-tingling rides they could imagine, and, while all were impressive, three projects stood out among...