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Diamondback to have bigger opening than Vortex

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Topic: Diamondback to have bigger opening than Vortex
Posted By: zduncan
Subject: Diamondback to have bigger opening than Vortex
Date Posted: Jul 09 2009 at 11:36am
The Diamondback rollercoaster at King's Island could have the highest rider count of any opening year in the parks history, a record currently held by Vortex. See the full story on the http://middletownusablog.blogspot.com/2009/07/vortex-struck-down-by-diamondback.html - Middletown Ohio Blog .



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Posted By: Bwood
Date Posted: Jul 10 2009 at 10:02am



Diamondback is one of only five roller coasters around the world to feature a splashdown. Scoops positioned at the sides of the last car on each train send water as the train passes soaring at heights of 50 ft.






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Posted By: arwendt
Date Posted: Jul 10 2009 at 10:17am
Nice looking coaster! Not a fan of the big ugly building you would have to look at on the first drop but...


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