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  • Lethal Weapon – The Ride
    Lethal Weapon – The Ride
    Coaster Information: Lethal Weapon is another fantastic steel inverted roller coaster, manufactured and designed by Vekoma. It’s located at Warner Brothers ,  Movie World in Gold Coast , Queensland Australia. Clearly it got its name from the Lethal Weapon movie series. When riders join the queue, they enter a China Town look a like theme line, complete with a variety of facades such as “L...
  • Nighthawk
    Nighthawk
    Coaster Information: The Nighthawk has to be in my top five must try roller coasters! Its great colors and its great style just makes it worth riding. Nighthawk is a steel flying roller coaster at Carowinds, located near Charlotte, North Carolina. They ride was originally based at California’s great America where it was named the Stealth, in 2002. It was designed and manufactured by Vekoma, ...
  • Firehawk
    Firehawk
    Coaster Information: The Firehawk roller coaster ias a steel Vekoma flying roller coaster! I do love these flying coasters! It’s in Kings Island based at Cincinnati, ohio. It was actually originally built at Six Flags World Adventure as X-Flight in the year 2001, the ride was manufactured by Vekoma. Due to low attendance at Geauga Lake, and fans of Kings Island wanting a new thrill attraction,...
  • Great Bear
    Great Bear
    Coaster Information: The Great Bear is a steel inverted roller coaster located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. Hersheypark is the place you are going to have to go if you want to ride this beast! It was built and constructed by Bolliger & Mabillard during the winter of 1997 and opened for the 1998 season. The Great Bear was one of B&M’s most difficult roller coasters to install....
  • Dragon Challenge
    Dragon Challenge
    Coaster Information: I have never been a fan of Harry Potter and I don’t think I will ever be , but when I heard they had a dueling roller coaster at Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida in the United States, this caught my attention. It’s the only dueling roller coaster in the world.  The ride has a theme of two dragons battling out on steel tracks. One being the “Chinese Fireball” an...
  • Manta
    Manta
    Coaster Information: The Manta is a steel flying roller roller coaster based at Sea World, Orlando Florida, USA, which mimics the sensation of flight. In this case, it is meant to resemble how rays and mantas, in particular appear to “fly” through the oceans and seas they inhabit. Riders are seated upright on the trains, in one of eight rows that each holds four passengers, for a total...
  • Hydra The Revenge
    Hydra The Revenge
    Coaster Information: The Hydra Revenge is a steel floorless roller coaster based at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately the ride replaced another wooden ride called Hercules which was closed for demolition at the end of the parks 2003 season. The park owners felt pretty bad about blowing the coaster up into smithereens, so in honor of the He...
  • Green Lantern
    Green Lantern
    Coaster Information: The Green Lantern Is a steel stand up roller coaster at Six Flags Adventure. Have a good guess who could possibly make such an awesome roller coaster? That’s wright, Bolliger & Mabillard, they are without a doubt my favorite and possibly many other peoples favorite rollercoaster manufacturer.  It was originally constructed at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville in ...
  • SheiKra
    SheiKra
    Coaster Information: Sheikra is one of the best rides I have ridden at Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay. It was one of the first vertical roller coasters to be built in North America. As you know the other one is “Goliath” at Six Flags in Georgia as the second tallest in the southeast. This is most probably another one of my favorite rides! The only problem I found with the Goliath was that you don’...
  • Fujiyama
    Fujiyama
    Coaster Information: Japan has always been a place I have been meaning to go for many reasons but now the Fujiyama has just given me another reason.  It is one of the tallest rollercoasters in the world still to this day. The ride looks scary standing at 259 feet with an insane 235 foot drop, which makes it the largest drop in the world. Not only has it been the tallest rollercoaster in the world...