Twee halfjes in Six Flags New England

Acht juni was D-day voor mij en mijn vrienden, onze “East Coaster Tour” ging van start! Een heuse roadtrip die ons langs 16 pretparken zal brengen en waar we maar liefst ongeveer 160 achtbanen in petto heeft. Het was al jaren op voorhand gepland, een hele roadtrip plannen is niet iets wat je op 1-2-3 […]

Interview with Cedar Points Tony Clark

The last days of our East Coaster Tour were spend in Cedar Point, coaster Walhalla. I had an amazing time at the Point, staying at the historic Breakers hotel and riding all the eighteen coasters Cedar Point has to offer. I got to ride Steel Vengeance, the newest addition to the park and was blown […]

Coaster World – Steel Vengeance: the ultimate revenge

When Cedar Point announced Steel Vengeance, the RMC conversion of Mean Streak, every coaster enthusiast around the world was super hyped about it. Of course Cedar Point is all about breaking records and Steel Vengeance was said to break some records, but it was also claimed that it would have more airtime than any other […]

This was 2017

It’s the last day of 2017 which is a good moment to look back at the past year. What meant 2017 for me as a theme park enthusiast?! Which parks and roller coasters excited us? Which disappointed us? Which new parks did we explore? Let’s look back at what 2017 brought us. 2017 is of […]

Coaster World – Wildfire

  We wrote an article about Kolmarden without talking about Wildfire, their wooden Rocky Mountain Construction roller coaster which pulls worldwide attention from coaster enthusiasts all over the world. Not only because Kolmarden is of course more than Wildfire, but also because Wildfire deserves his own article. The greatness of it can’t be described in […]

A day at Kolmarden

If you’d ask any non-Swedish or non-Scandinavian theme park enthusiast before April 2014 if they were planning a visit to Kolmarden, they’d look at you strange. Kolmarden?! That name was not commonly known in the community of theme park fans. But the announcement of a new Rocky Mountain Construction roller coaster placed the park at […]

Why we love woodies so much

Roller coasters with inversions, with +90 degrees drops, with spinning cars – either horizontal or vertical – ,… Nothing seems impossible when it comes to designing and constructing roller coasters with steel. The use of steel for roller coasters brought new and exciting opportunities, new opportunities which couldn’t be done with wood. But still theme […]