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December 8, 2004

New B&M Inverted Roller Coaster Opens At Knott's

Article written by:
Eric Gieszl, Editor

Buena Park, CA -- Just in time for the holidays Knott's Berry Farm yesterday fired off its newest roller coaster, Silver Bullet. The $16-million inverted thrill ride takes riders to a height of 146-feet before sending them off on 3,125 feet of steel track with six inversions including a 105-foot tall vertical loop.

"Silver Bullet gives thrill seekers yet another world-class ride to add to their list of all-time favorites," commented Jack Falfas, General Manager of Knott's Berry Farm and Vice President of West Coast Operations for Cedar Fair.

Silver Bullet the park's seventh roller coaster is a product of the industry respected Swiss firm, Bolliger & Mabillard. The new inverted roller coaster continues Knott's Berry Farm's transformation into Southern California's leading thrill ride park. The opening marked the fourth new ride opened by Knott's this year.