A-Z Blogging – Adventure parks – Z is for Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom

Well, only nine days later and we’re finally here!  I tell ya, the A-Z Blogger’s Challenge is always tough and this year’s was no exception.  I hope you’ve enjoyed this month’s A-Z posts on stuff that I find interesting in the amusement world and in roller coasters especially.  I’ve linked the rest of the posts … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure parks – Z is for Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom

A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – T is for Thunderbolt

Note – Sometimes I wish that the A-Z Blogger’s Challenge didn’t take place in April.  This time of year is so crazy for me at school, and other things have been happening in my life, so I haven’t really had too much time to devote to the challenge this year.  This isn’t the first time … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – T is for Thunderbolt

A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – S is for Six Flags

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is one of the most well-known amusement park chains in the world. The chain is the world’s largest in the industry, owning and operating 18 properties in North America that include theme parks, water parks and family entertainment centers. The company got its start in 1959 as The Great Southwest Corporation … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – S is for Six Flags

Great Adventure’s Zumanjaro Drop of Doom coming summer 2014

insanitylurksinside A couple of days ago I penned a piece for Examiner on the newest rides coming to amusement parks for the summer of 2014 and my local park, Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. will be adding a new drop tower right under the edifice of the great Kingda Ka.  Here’s what I … More Great Adventure’s Zumanjaro Drop of Doom coming summer 2014

T is for El Toro

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Lightning Loops, the very first looping coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey.  Lightning Loops was a big thing when it opened in 1978, and the looping feature, of course, was what drew the thrill seekers in.  Loops on roller coasters was a new … More T is for El Toro

Six Flags’ Mr. Freeze goes in reverse for 2012

The year 2012 looks like it’s going to be a great one for roller coaster enthusiasts. Already, Dollywood’s Wild Eagle and Thorpe Park’s Swarm have begun terrifying riders in a whole new way and now two Six Flags parks are making an already thrilling ride even scarier. Both Six Flags in Arlington, Texas and in … More Six Flags’ Mr. Freeze goes in reverse for 2012