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2000 NEWS ARCHIVE

Archive of past news articles on theme & amusement parks, thrill rides and attractions.

March 2000

Great America Launches Stealth First Flying Coaster
Dreams take flight as Paramount's Great America launches the world's first and only flying coaster.
| Read More | 03/22/00

Stealth World's Only True Flying Coaster Fact Sheet
Designed by Vekoma International, Stealth is a one-of-a-kind prototype that will deliver the sensation of flying.
| Read More | 03/22/00

Premier Parks Reports Record Performance For 1999
Premier Parks grew over forthy percent in 1999 and the outlook for 2000 is very strong.
| Read More | 03/21/00

Mighty Medusa Uncaged At Six Flags Marine World
The mythical beauty, monster ride is the west coast's first floorless supercoaster.
| Read More | 03/17/00

Six Flags America Reaches New Heights With Superman
This new 200-foot-tall world-class, mega hypercoaster will premier at the park this coming May.
| Read More | 03/15/00

Texas Sized Birthday Bash for the Texas Giant
The world class wooden roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas turns ten years old Friday.
| Read More | 03/15/00

Ogden Announces Agreement To Sell Water And Theme Parks
Sale is part of strategy to create platform for energy business and delivers value to shareholders.
| Read More | 03/09/00

310-Foot-Tall "Giga-Coaster" Nears End Of Construction
World's tallest coaster soars to new heights and will forever redefine the coaster riding scene.
| Read More | 03/09/00

Fast Facts About Building Cedar Point's Millennium Force
Check out some fast facts about building the world's tallest, fastest roller coaster.
| Read More | 03/09/00

Family Fun At Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom For 2000
The park will ring in the new Mil-LOONEY-um with new attractions, including a new family roller coaster.
| Read More | 03/08/00

Jazzland New Orleans Ready For Late May Opening
After years of planning and months of construction Jazzland is nearing its May grand opening.
| Read More | 03/08/00

Michael Jackson Likely To Build Amusement Park
The pop star will visit Warsaw to continue talks about building a major entertainment complex.
| Read More | 03/08/00

Steel Phantom Fans Saddened After Announcement
Kennywood announced that the roller coaster will close and be removed at the end of this season.
| Read More | 03/07/00

SeaWorld Orlando To Smash Florida Records With Kraken
Tallest, fastest, longest roller coaster in Orlando launches guests as high as a 15-story building.
| Read More | 03/02/00

Speed the Ride To Debut At The Las Vegas NASCAR Cafe
A new high-speed roller coaster journey themed after a NASCAR race will open at the cafe this spring.
| Read More | 03/02/00

Batten Down The Hatches Pirates Invade SeaWorld May 2000
This new 3-D film tale about a hapless pirate crew and its wacky captain will begin in May.
| Read More | 03/02/00

SeaWorld Opens New Sea Lion Show "Fools With Tools"
The newest fun-filled show includes the two of the parks popular sea lions Clyde and Seamore.
| Read More | 03/02/00

White Water To Open Raintree Island This Spring
This new island water adventure is the main attraction in a $1-million expansion of the park.
| Read More | 03/02/00

Valleyfair's Coaster Line-Up Charged With Excitement
For thrill seekers, there's not much that can beat the powerful surge of adrenaline than a roller coaster.
| Read More | 03/01/00

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