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By cwgator
World's Of Fun 2018:


Nordic Chaser - New for 2018
On Nordic Chaser, guests of all ages will board mini ships that rotate speedily around a circuit. The ride captures the imagination as guests experience the sensation of rising and falling along ocean waves. The ride will be placed in the park’s Scandinavia themed area.

“The new Nordic Chaser ride will allow parents and children the opportunity to make lasting memories together,” said Tony Carovillano, general manager, Worlds of Fun. “We strive to provide new and exciting changes at Worlds of Fun every year, and look forward to having more families experience every aspect we have to offer at the park.”
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Twisted Timbers page is now live.

They really did make it into something awesome Jonathan.

A Wooden Coaster with a Twist of Steel
Steel and wood combine forces to bring you our newest rollercoaster – Twisted Timbers. This hybrid coaster is the first of its kind in the mid-Atlantic and uses the latest technology to combine wood supports and steel track to give riders an experience that is impossible on a traditional wooden coaster.

Ready to Take a Bite?
Twisted Timbers sits at the edge of Candy Apple Grove and gives riders a one-of-a-kind experience. Plummet down a 109-foot-tall barrel roll drop that sends you twisting across 3,351 feet of track with two more inversions and 20 airtime hills at speeds of 54 miles per hour. Hold on tight, because this is a ride with a twist… this is Twisted Timbers.

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Steel Vengeance page is now live:


Ride Stats
Height: 205 feet
Speed: 74 mph
First Drop: 200 feet
Inversions: 4
Length: 5,740 feet
Duration: 2 minutes, 30 seconds
Height Requirement: 48"
Trains: 3
Riders per Train: 24
Riders per Hour: 1,200

Coaster Records Broken
1. World's tallest hybrid roller coaster (205 feet tall)
2. World's fastest hybrid roller coaster (74 miles per hour)
3. World's steepest drop on a hybrid roller coaster (90 degrees)
4. World's longest drop on a hybrid roller coaster (200 feet)
5. World's longest hybrid roller coaster (5,740 feet)
6. Most inversions on a hybrid roller coaster (4)
7. Fastest airtime hill on a hybrid roller coaster (73 mph)
8. Most airtime on a hybrid roller coaster (27.2 seconds)
9. Most airtime on any roller coaster (27.2 seconds)
10. World's first "hyper-hybrid" roller coaster

Park Records Broken
1. Most steel roller coaster track at one amusement park (57,865 feet/11 miles)
2. Most roller coaster track at one amusement park (60,423 feet/11.4 miles)
3. Most rides at one amusement park (71)
4. Most roller coasters over 200 feet tall at one amusement park (6)
5. Most roller coasters with a first drop of 90 degrees or more at one amusement park (5)
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Silver Dollar City 2018: Time Traveler


The World’s Fastest, Steepest & Tallest Spinning Roller Coaster
Time Traveler speaks to the dreamer in each of us. This custom-designed coaster defies the laws of gravity, breaks speed barriers and makes history while challenging the dreamer in all of us to “Dream Big & Do Good”.



The Facts


UNPRECEDENTED SPEED: 50.3 miles per hour
UNIMAGINABLE DROP: 10-story, 90° Vertical Drop
UNPARALLELED HEIGHT: 100 feet tall, custom designed for mountainous terrain


INVESTMENT: $26 Million
TRACK LENGTH: More than half a mile - 3,020 feet
INVERSIONS: THREE - Most Inversions EVER on a Spinning Coaster (one Dive Loop, one Zero-G Roll and one Vertical Loop—first and only in the world)
LAUNCH ELEMENTS: Two Linear Synchronous Motor (LSM) Launches (one horizontal and one inclined)
RIDE DURATION: 1 minute 57 seconds (Dispatch to stop & unload)
VEHICLES/TRAINS: 360° Spinning Vehicles with adjustable magnetic spin control. Total of 3 trains carrying 16 passengers (2 per row; 2 rows per vehicle; 4 per train
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By cwgator
Jonathan wrote:Wow!!!!

You can also download it to Planet Coaster as well. I don't have that as of yet because my laptop is apparently ancient...lol I'll be getting a new one hopefully by Christmas.
Otherwise, I can't wait to go to CP next year!
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