Tag Archive: rollercoasters

Aug 13

Cedar Point announces 2013 coaster: Gatekeeper

One of the worst kept secrets for the 2013 amusement park season has been that Cedar Point is adding a new coaster. Today they finally let the cat out of the bag with the announcement of Gatekeeper. This B&M Flying coaster is set to take over the front gate of the park in a similar …

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Aug 06

Canada’s Wonderland Trip Report & Halloween Haunt Rumours

Over the weekend, we took a quick jaunt over to Canada’s Wonderland. It’s been a while since we visited the park, so we wanted to check out how the season was going. We got there around 6pm on Friday and the park was busy, but not insane. We saw the Cirque Ambiente show, which was …

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Apr 28

Leviathan Review, Merchandise and more!

Today marked Season Passholder Preview day at Canada’s Wonderland, an annual right of passage that marks the official start of summer for theme park fanatics in Canada. Thousands of season passholders braved the chilly temperatures to brave the newest attraction for the 2012 season, Leviathan. Reaching a terror inducing 306 feet high, with over 5,400 …

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Dec 05

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter goes Hollywood…and expands in Orlando

Major updates for Harry Potter fans. Universal Studios Hollywood is expected to announce a major Harry Potter attraction/expansion similar to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida. They are holding a media event tomorrow to officially announce the project. In addition, we also hear of the possible expansion of The Wizarding World of …

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Oct 21

The Duel is Over at Universal’s Dragon Challenge

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that the the popular twin-tracked rollercoaster Dragon Challenge will no longer be dueling its two coaster trains, and this time it’s permanent. In the 10 years before The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the ride was called Dueling Dragons and featured two intertwined tracks that allowed the cars to race and give a thrilling experience to riders. While the name …

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