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Ripper

Thrill-Ville USA

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Thrill-Ville USA closed at the end of the 2007 season. Ripper remained standing- but-not-operating until it was removed sometime between 2008 and 2010. It's since been relocated to Lazarevskoye Park in Sochi, Russia.

Ripper was a Schwarzkopf "Jet Star" model portable, compact steel coaster that originally operated at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. In 1993 it was purchased and relocated to Thrill-Ville USA and then renamed Ripper.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1993 Steel Jet Star Schwarzkopf

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 40 feet
  • Height: 44 feet
  • Length: 1,766 feet
  • Trains: 8 - 4 passenger
  • Top Speed: 31 mph
  • Train Mfg: Schwarzkopf

Ripper Facts & History

1971 – Jet Star debuted at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (Santa Cruz, CA) where it operated through 1992.

1993 – Relocated to Thrill-Ville USA and renamed Ripper

2008 to 2010 – Standing-but-not-operating (SBNO)

2008 to 2010 – Relocated to Lazarevskoye Park (Sochi, Russia)

Individual car has two rows each, seating two inline per row.

Where to Coast

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