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OOPS! Roller Coaster Was Stolen from Ohio Fairground, Police ALERT

A 20-foot Go-Gator kiddie roller coaster was reported stolen from the Union County Fairgrounds in Marysville, Ohio, Aug. 28, the Union County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release this week.

“The roller coaster was on a purple and green trailer and has alligator-designed train cars, about 20 ft. total length,” the release said.

The getaway vehicle was a Dodge pickup without a front plate, according to deputies leading the search.

Source: Roller coaster stolen from fair


WATCH: AMAZING Video shows Man Catching Flying Phone Riding Roller Coaster

VILA-SECA, Spain – A man showed off his lightning-quick reflexes when he caught a stranger’s phone while riding a roller coaster in Spain.

Samuel Kempf, who lives in New Zealand, visited PortAventura World theme park and rode the Shambhala roller coaster last month.

An on-ride camera captured the moment Kempf caught the camera while riding the 80 mph coaster. Kempf told 1NewsNow that he returned the phone to the owner when the ride was over.

“He couldn’t believe it, he gave me a big hug,” Kempf said.

Source: Video captures man in Spain catching stranger’s phone on roller coaster

NEVER ENDING NIGHTMARE: Ride the World’s Highest, Fastest, Longest Roller Coaster ‘Falcon’s Flight’ Six Flags Qiddiya in Saudi Arabia in 2023

THE tallest, fastest and longest rollercoaster in the world is set to open in Saudi Arabia in 2023. The Falcon’s Flight could hit dizzying speeds of up to 155mph.

The ride is just one of the record-breaking attractions that will feature at the new Six Flags Qiddiya in Saudi Arabia.

Launch powered drops will hit speeds up to 250kph (155mph) according to the footage.

Source: World’s longest, tallest and fastest rollercoaster to open in Saudi Arabia

CRAZY Video shows young girl hit in the face by a bird while riding roller coaster In Australia

One way to make a roller coaster more exciting is to have birds fly directly at the passengers during the ride.

Nicole Ormiston posted the footage to Facebook. In her post, she claims that the young girl, named Paige, was riding the DC Rivals Hypercoaster at the Warner Brothers Movie World park in Queensland. Paige was apparently riding with her uncle when the incident occurred.

10 Fastest Roller Coasters In The World

Nothing screams heart-pumping action like rocketing from 0-120 mph in under four seconds. Seriously, blink and you just might miss the experience entirely. All over the world, engineers have continued to create roller coasters that not only defy all conceivable notions of appropriate speed, height, and acceleration, but they also laugh in the face of any riders not brave enough to dare step on board their endorphin-inducing constructions. Continue at Source: These Roller Coasters Are Officially The Fastest In The World

WATCH: Batman – West Coast’s First 4D Roller Coaster

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom opens Batman: The Ride, the west coast’s first 4D roller coaster. Riders tumble weightlessly 120 feet in the air.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the Thrill Capital of Northern California, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC — today announced the opening of the park’s most innovative roller coaster to date, Batman: The Ride. On this new, state-of-the-art thrill, riders are suspended outward on either side of the track as the cars flip continuously throughout the experience. The cutting-edge coaster made its official debut during an exclusive, midnight opening event, attended by throngs of excited guests who were among the first to experience this groundbreaking roller coaster. Batman: The Ride is the park’s 11th coaster, more than any other theme park in Northern California.

Source: West Coast’s First 4D Roller Coaster, Batman: The Ride Opens at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom