88-Year-old grandmother loves Diamondback at Kings Island

Posted Saturday, July 17, 2010 1:14 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Careening through stomach-turning twists and 200-foot drops at speeds nearing 80 mph, Thelma Gratsch takes on Kings Island’s toughest steel monster like it’s just a walk in the park. The “88-years-young” season pass holder from Mount Lookout estimates she’s ridden Kings Island’s highly touted Diamondback coaster more than 50 times since its opening day in April 2009. And she said she’s in no mind to slow down anytime soon.

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