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New Roller Coaster Replaces the One Sandy Plunged Into Sea

23 May 2017 08:40:30 WN.com - World News

Nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy plunged a roller coaster into the sea, the ride has been replaced _ safely inland this time. ......

Vice All News Time23 May 2017 08:40:30


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New roller coaster replaces the one Sandy plunged into sea

23 May 2017 08:10:14 WN.com - World News

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy plunged a roller coaster into the sea in what became one of the storm's most enduring images, the ride has been replaced — safely inland this time. Hydrus opened this month at the Casino Pier amusement park, built above the beach rather than out over the water to prevent another catastrophe. It's not only thrilling riders; it's also raising spirits in a section of the Jersey shore where not everything is yet back to normal after the October 2012 storm. "This is part of the...

Vice All News Time23 May 2017 08:10:14


Virtual reality roller coaster coming to theme park

19 March 2017 23:32:24 WN.com - World News

AGAWAM, Mass. (AP) - A new kind of roller coaster experience is set to premiere next month at Six Flags New England. The Galactic Attack Virtual Realty Coaster is billed as a fully immersive, virtual riding experience on the Agawam park's iconic Mind Eraser coaster. When riders board and put ... ......

Vice All News Time19 March 2017 23:32:24


New York state family builds backyard roller coaster

06 February 2017 22:34:19 Latest News - UPI.com

Ben Hooper Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A New York state homeowner shared video of his unusual backyard creation -- a fully electric roller coaster that took three months to build.

Vice All News Time06 February 2017 22:34:19


Six Flags Great America announces new "free-fly" roller coaster: The Joker

01 September 2016 12:56:43 WN.com - America News

A "free-fly" roller coaster design that made its debut in 2015 at Six Flags Fiesta Texas as Batman: The Ride is scheduled to open in 2017 at Six Flags Great America as The Joker, which will be the 15th coaster on the Gurnee theme park's active roster. In a predawn announcement on Thursday, park... ......

Vice All News Time01 September 2016 12:56:43


Worrying weather: roller-coaster temperature swings increase risk of dying, new study finds

27 June 2016 02:16:14 South China Morning Post - News feed

As Hong Kong sweats through a heatwave after recent bouts of ­unexpectedly heavy rain, a new international study has put the focus on roller-coaster weather taking an increasing toll on lives.

Vice All News Time27 June 2016 02:16:14


Worrying weather: roller-coaster temperatures swings increased risk of dying, new study finds

27 June 2016 02:05:17 South China Morning Post - News feed

As Hong Kong sweats through a heatwave after recent bouts of ­unexpectedly heavy rain, a new international study has put the focus on roller-coaster weather taking an increasing toll on lives.

Vice All News Time27 June 2016 02:05:17


VR ride breaks down at UK theme park less than a year after roller coaster collision

04 May 2016 07:56:51 South China Morning Post - News feed

One of Britain's most popular theme parks faced another setback this week, after riders were left stranded on its new ride, less than 12 months after a serious roller coaster crash happened at the park.

Vice All News Time04 May 2016 07:56:51


Cedar Point says track is finished on its new dive coaster

21 March 2016 05:47:55 WN.com - World News

Cedar Point says construction is nearing completion on its new roller coaster. Park officials...

Vice All News Time21 March 2016 05:47:55


A 15-year roller-coaster journey

19 November 2015 07:50:26 timesofmalta.com

This year, Malta marks the 15th anniversary of its debut in international rugby. Tomorrow, the Malta Rugby Football Union (MRFU) will hold an event to commemorate the occasion. Two teams featuring former international players will meet in a friendly game at Marsa. Ten ex-international players are flying in for the occasion. The teams, aptly named ‘The Pioneers’ and ‘The Barbarians’, will be made up of players from different eras. Gates open at 15.30, and the match, consisting of two 30-minutes halves, will kick off at 17.00. The following day, on Saturday, Malta take on the Czech Republic in a European Cup Nations qualifier at the Hibernians Stadium. It all started 15 years ago, in November 2000, when a group of amateur rugby players, led by coach Len Ethell, from New Zealand, travelled to Moldova via a stopover in Istanbul for Malta’s first ever full International Rugby Board (now World Rugby) test match. This was to be the beginning of a remarkable, exciting and sometimes bumpy journey for the sport of rugby union in Malta. The Malta Rugby Football Union (MRFU) had only recently been reconstituted from its predecessor, the Rugby Association of Malta (RAM), after a period of...

Vice All News Time19 November 2015 07:50:26