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The Gravity Group offers precut track, more durable and faster to install

The company has installed 600 feet of the track on The Racer at Kings Island.

Death of 6-year-old girl on Glenwood Caverns drop ride blamed on operator error

The girl was not secured, and a seatbelt alarm was reset, according to a report.

Universal Beijing Resort opens in China

The park opened with strict Covid protocols in place.

Interview: Producer and creative director for Universal Orlando's Velocicoaster

Go into the details of the creative process for creating the new roller coaster at Islands of Adventure.

LA County to require vaccination or negative Covid test for Six Flags Magic Mountain and Universal Studios Hollywood

The mandate is part of a broader order covering places where large numbers of people gather.

Disney's Animal Kingdom ditching Nemo musical for "reimagined" show

The new show will open some time in 2022.

Cedar Fair appoints Ty Tastepe as new CIO

The Charlotte-based executive has held a number of previous technology leadership positions.

Cedar Fair reports "strong performance" so far for 2021

The company says season pass sales for 2022 are also encouraging.

Paraplegic man sues Lagoon for foot injury on Wicked

Lawsuit says his leg was not secured properly in roller coaster.

Police called to Conneaut Lake rally, nothing actually happens

An angry man in a pick-up, people holding signs to "save our Blue Streak," and a state police officer.

Six-year-old girl dies on Haunted Mine Drop at Glenwood Caverns

The nature of her injuries has not been released.

Walt Disney World announces new annual pass program

The biggest change is the removal of free PhotoPass and a new upgrade offering for water parks and sports.

Park Beyond theme park sim announced for 2022 release

The new game will come to PC's and consoles.

Emperor dive coaster at SeaWorld San Diego now set for March 2022 opening

The opening was delayed by the pandemic.

Fuji-Q Highland closes Do-Dodonpa after reports of injury

The park says four customer had "broken bones" on the ride.

Walt Disney World unions agree to vaccination by late October

All unionized employees must be vaccinated by October 22, 2021.

Holiday World will cap attendance for the rest of 2021 season

Some attractions and restaurants may also have limited availability.

Busch Gardens Tampa will open Iron Gwazi in March, 2022

The opening was delayed during the pandemic.

SeaWorld Orlando will open Ice Breaker roller coaster in February, 2022

The opening of the ride was delayed due to Covid.

SeaWorld San Antonio announces Tidal Surge, the largest Screaming Swing

The ride will open in the spring of 2022.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point
  2. Fury 325, Carowinds
  3. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  4. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  5. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  6. Twisted Timbers, Kings Dominion
  7. Twisted Colossus, Six Flags Magic Mountain
  8. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  9. Wicked Cyclone, Six Flags New England
  10. Maverick, Cedar Point

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On this day in...

2020: Season passholder seeks class action against Cedar Fair over refund policy

2020: SeaWorld Entertainment posts jobs after layoffs

2018: Adventureland fined by Iowa OSHA after worker hit by roller coaster car

2018: Photos: Exploring Boblo Island, 25 years after its closure

2016: Judge rules in 45 autism suits that Disney provided sufficient accommodations

2015: Comcast will buy majority stake in Universal Studios Japan

2015: Orlando parks vary price and perk strategies

2015: Mock theme park and art exhibit brings $30 million to UK town

2012: LA County approves $1.6 billion update to Universal Studios Hollywood

2012: NYC mayor announces plans for world's tallest Ferris wheel on Staten Island

2010: Canobie Lake Park seeks approval for Euro-Fighter roller coaster

2010: Broken bolt led to fatal accident in Chinese space simulator

2010: Tulsa State Fair gets a portable roller coaster this year

2010: Disneyland deals with another complaint over head scarf

2009: CoasterBuzz Podcast #158 posted

2009: Cedar Point's Shoot the Rapids planned years in advance

2009: Chicago's Kiddieland closes for the last time

2009: Six Flags Over Georgia opens as planned, despite floods

2007: Six Flags Fiesta Texas announces Goliath

2007: Six Flags Great America announces the Dark Knight coaster

2007: Motocoaster opens at Dreamworld

2007: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom announces Tony Hawk's Big Spin

2006: Six Flags giving away exclusive night in park for lucky pass buyers

2005: Six Flags Great Adventure announces El Toro for 2006

2005: Seoul official says Disney interested in building park

2005: Future of Six Flags New Orleans uncertain

2004: Euro Disney trading suspended pending restructuring announcement

2004: Hersheypark announces Turbulence for 2005

2001: Disney World's revenue down as parks prepare for 100 Years event

2001: Moody's drops Disney's debt ratings slightly

2001: Disneyland Resort and Knott's Berry Farm update posted to WestCoaster