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2000 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

March 2000

Mar 22, 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.

Mar 22, 2000
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.

Mar 21, 2000
Premier Parks Reports Record Performance For 1999
Premier Parks grew over forthy percent in 1999 and the outlook for 2000 is very strong.

Mar 17, 2000
Mighty Medusa Uncaged At Six Flags Marine World
The mythical beauty, monster ride is the west coast's first floorless supercoaster.

Mar 15, 2000
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.

Mar 15, 2000
Texas Sized Birthday Bash for the Texas Giant
The world class wooden roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas turns ten years old Friday.

Mar 9, 2000
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.

Mar 9, 2000
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.

Mar 9, 2000
Fast Facts About Building Cedar Point's Millennium Force
Check out some fast facts about building the world's tallest, fastest roller coaster.

Mar 8, 2000
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.

Mar 8, 2000
Jazzland New Orleans Ready For Late May Opening
After years of planning and months of construction Jazzland is nearing its May grand opening.

Mar 8, 2000
Michael Jackson Likely To Build Amusement Park
The pop star will visit Warsaw to continue talks about building a major entertainment complex.

Mar 7, 2000
Steel Phantom Fans Saddened After Announcement
Kennywood announced that the roller coaster will close and be removed at the end of this season.

Mar 2, 2000
SeaWorld Orlando To Smash Florida Records With Kraken
Tallest, fastest, longest roller coaster in Orlando launches guests as high as a 15-story building.

Mar 2, 2000
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.

Mar 2, 2000
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.

Mar 2, 2000
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.

Mar 2, 2000
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.

Mar 1, 2000
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.

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