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Transcript of Kings Dominion
Kings Dominion broke ground on Intimidator 305 on June 1, 2009.
Theres a 300ft drop
The ride goes to 92 mph -Volcano The blast coaster-
only rollerocaster in the world to shoot people out of a volcano
Opened August 8th 1998
Volcano was designed around a dormant attraction once known as the Lost World and Smurf Mountain
Volcano's layout is based on a volcanic eruption. -Dominator-
Holds the world record as the longest floorless roller coaster at 4,210 feet.
148ft tall Tornado-
The waterpark opened in 1992.
Extending 65 feet into the air
provides riders with a unique water experience that everyone will want to ride again and again. Flight of fear-
you catapult zero to 54 miles per hour in just four seconds
Opening date: June 18, 1996
1200 riders per hour
The ride is, with the exception of the midcourse brake run, a mirror image of Joker's Jinx at Six Flags America. -Drop Tower-
The longest Gyro height drop in the world at 272 feet.
On a clear day you can see 18 miles out into the region from the top of the 305-foot-tall tower. Rebel Yell is a racing roller coaster with two individual tracks that parallel each other. Its design was inspired by the Racer, another wooden racing coaster at Kings Dominion's sister park, Kings Island, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Rebel Yell was featured in the 1977 movie Rollercoaster.
Opened; May 3, 1975 Kings Dominion opened in 1975 and is currently owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company who purchased Paramount Parks from CBS Corporation on June 30, 2006. It offers over 60 rides, shows and attractions including 14 roller coasters and a 20-acre (81,000 m2) water park.
Operates during March through October
Paramount's Kings Dominion - 1993 to 2006 -Hurler-
Opening date April 28, 1994
The Kings Dominion roller coaster was briefly closed at the start of the 2006 season to be re-tracked. It was closed again leading up to the 2010 season for installation of a trim brake immediately after the first hill. It was open in time for daily operation. -Extreme Skyflyer-
A typical freefall/cable swing that hoists you about 160 ft in the air attached to a steel cable, then allows you an initial freefall followed by a period of swinging back and forth.
Costs $29.99 per riderOr $18.95 per person -Grizzly-
The attraction opened in 1982
The announcement by Kings Dominion that Grizzly would be ready to open for the 1982 season was made in a press release on March 15, 1982. The new coaster was intended to be the top thriller in the park, billed as "Taller than the park's most popular ride (Rebel Yell)" and "heaven for the real thrillseeker". Avalanche opened in 1988 and is the only Mack bobsled coaster running in the United States today. It is located in the African-themed Congo section of the amusement park. There are seven cars per train and the various cars are themed after Olympic bobsleds that represent five countries. The countries include France, the United States, Germany, Sweden, and Canada. Each car has its country specific WInter Olympic decals. Thanks for Watching