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Carowinds 2015 Announcement

August 21, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Fury 325

4. 95 MPH
6. 6602 Feet of Track
7. 3 Minutes 25 seconds
8. 325 Feet Tall

190-foot tall barrel turn
high speed S-curve
91 degree overbanked horseshoe turn
dive underneath a pedestrian bridge
camel back hill
double helix

Tallest and Fastest Giga Coaster
Interactivity with the Front Gate Guests

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Hersheypark 2015 Announcement - Laff Trakk!

August 12, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Laff Trakk!
"First indoor spinning roller coaster"

1400 feet of track
4 riders per train (back to back)
Ride will be done in the black light glowing style
Location: next door to whip, Midway America section of park
Speed: 45 mph
Manufacturer: Maurer
Rider height: 42" min
Opening: May 2015

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Knott's Scary Farm Reveal Event 2014

August 6, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Show opens with Elvira.
Skeleton Key is being brought back and will feature five all new rooms.

Returning Haunts:
Pinocchio Unstrung (with key room)
Black Magic
Gunslingers Grave
The Witch's Keep
Trick or Treat

New haunts:
The Tooth Fairy
Trapped: Lock & Key

GhostTown Streets
Gypsy Camp
Fiesta de los Muertos

Special Ops Infected will be a interactive mission where guests will shoot zombies.

Knotts will offer a Scary Farm season pass only available to season pass holders. ($65)

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Amusement Park News

Major WaterWorks Expansion New for 2015 at Kings Dominion

Slide complex and splash zone among new additions to Virginia’s premier water park

August 21, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

Press Release: Kings Dominion is adding a splash to its 40th anniversary celebration with a major expansion to its 20-acre water park, WaterWorks. The newly expanded water park will open to the public in the spring of 2015. In addition to the water slides, rides and wave pool that have been a part of WaterWorks, the new expansion features elements that spell fun for the whole family including a mega water slide complex, a family-friendly splash zone, expanded cabana accommodations and amenities that will enhance the overall water park experience for guests. The 65-foot tall slide complex features three thrilling new attractions.

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Carowinds to Reach Exciting New Heights with Fury 325

The world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster will connect the beloved Carolina park’s historic past with its thrilling future

August 21, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

PRESS RELEASE: For more than 40 years, Carowinds has been the place where the Carolinas come together. It’s where the Tar Heel State and the Palmetto State meet. It’s where families and friends bond over thrilling rides and entertainment. Carowinds will now unite its storied history with its future as the standard for thrills by unleashing Fury 325, the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster. Fury 325 will simulate the wild, daring and spontaneous flight of the hornet. The new ride will be visible from uptown Charlotte, renewing the park’s skyline and serving as a symbol of changes to come.

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Scheduled for Sept 20th

August 19, 2014 - Andrew Rybarczyk

PRESS RELEASE: Cedar Point is adding an extra splash of color to the fall with The Color Run! The “Happiest 5K on the Planet” will be hitting the midways on Saturday, September 20 as a part of its 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour The 5K run, which begins at 8 a.m., will wind its way around Cedar Point’s 17 coasters and through four vibrant color stations. Runners can sign up individually or in a team, with tiered pricing based on sign-up date. Every registered Color Runner will receive an official “Color Run Race Kit,” which includes a custom t-shirt, tri-color headband, shoulder sling bag and more!

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