After a very quick break from the four-week stretch that I wrote about inThe Year of 100 Roller Coasters Part 2, it was off to one of our newer destinations—Atlanta. Georgia Scorcher twists alongside the entrance to Six Flags Over Georgia. Once in Atlanta, two of my “roller coaster connoisseur” friends and I went to Six Flags Over Georgia, and found... read more
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Well, it’s been a…productive…four weeks. Seeing as the pace at which I was riding roller coasters for the first half of the year wasn’t nearly quick enough to hit one hundred, I had to pick things up a bit. So how have things gone since the last recap? I’m now sitting at seventy-six roller coasters on the year with a lifetime track record that now sits at two hundred... read more
I was 19 years old when I rode my 100th roller coaster. It was the now-defunct Big Dipper at Geauga Lake in Aurora, Ohio, just under an hour east of Cleveland. It was a huge milestone for me, cementing my passion for thrill rides that grew out of a deathly fear of them that plagued me for most of my life. It was only a few years earlier when I fully conquered that fear,... read more
It's July 29, 2010. Thrill seekers at the eleven amusement parks belonging to Cedar Fair, L.P. all across North America have united themselves in a noble quest: to use their love of roller coasters for, of all things, charity. The objective at each park? To ride one of the park's roller coasters for hours on end in an effort to raise funds for Give Kids the World, an... read more