Magic Mountain delays launch of 17th roller coaster until 2011
This weekend’s scheduled debut of a new family roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain has been postponed until 2011 because of construction delays, according to amusement park officials.
The delay means Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park will retain the coveted title of “roller coaster capital of the world” for at least one more year. Mr. Six’s DanceCoaster would have moved the two parks into a statistical tie, although Cedar Point has already announced plans for a new thrill ride in 2011 — which may or may not be a coaster.
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-- Brady MacDonald
Photo credit: Magic Mountain