Verbolten: Busch Gardens, Williamsburg’s newest coaster

I was in the middle of penning a piece on the newest thrill rides for 2012 when I came across Verbolten, Busch Gardens, Williamsburg’s newest masterpiece. Busch Gardens is one of my favorite theme parks, modeled after European countries in a most spectacular way and interlaced among the countrysides of Germany, Scotland, Italy and England … More Verbolten: Busch Gardens, Williamsburg’s newest coaster

All New Pics and a POV Ride on the New "Swarm" Roller Coaster at Thorpe Park

One of my go-to coaster sites, Coaster Grotto, has just published pictures of the newest roller coaster at Thorpe Park in England. Swarm is the frenzied winged coaster where crash test dummies lost their limbs on test runs before the ride opened on March 15th. So far there have been no reported loss of limbs … More All New Pics and a POV Ride on the New "Swarm" Roller Coaster at Thorpe Park

Theme Parks adding new coasters for 2011

Through the dead of winter, roller coaster enthusiasts can only dream of what’s to come. Over the past several months, amusement parks around the country have been making preparations for new additions to the ever growing number of scream machines. The summer of 2011 promises a whole new slew of record breaking, death defying rides … More Theme Parks adding new coasters for 2011