Kings Dominion Begins Demolition of Shockwave!

Today, Kings Dominion began the demolition of their stand-up roller coaster, Shockwave. Shockwave closed last August in order to make way for a brand new “frisbee” flat ride, Delirium.

The park posted a video to their Facebook page of the …

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Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Revolution Makeover in 2016!


After 40 seasons of entertaining guests at Six Flags Magic Mountain, Revolution will be transformed into The New Revolution. 40 years ago, Revolution opened as the first roller coaster to feature a modern loop-de-loop. For years, it entertained millions of …

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The History of the Modern Roller Coaster: 131 Years in the Making

Today (June 16, 2015), 131 years ago, the first modern roller coaster opened to the public, the Switchback Railway at Coney Island. It travelled at a speedy 6mph and was a hit. Since then, thousands of roller coasters have been …

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