Tuesday, August 24, 2004 8:06 PM
Pretty scary, I had just gone on that ride a few weeks before this happened. For those who dont know, Funplex is a small little park close to where I live. Its a water park, go carts and some rides. Shame that this had to happen
Tuesday, August 24, 2004 8:29 PM
-Jim (who is at this moment apologising but I LOVE Octopus rides!)
Wednesday, August 25, 2004 1:19 AM
It isn't an Octopus, it's a Spider.
(Octopus has eight straight sweeps. Spider only has six, but they are curved.)
It looks from the video I saw like the sweep broke in the customary location. I can't believe this is still happening; this has been a known issue on the Spider for thirty years.
--Dave Althoff, Jr.
Wednesday, August 25, 2004 7:51 AM
I never realized the difference between an Octopus and a Spider. Thanks, RideMan.