New Roller Coasters

Copperhead Strike Almost Ready to Launch at Carowinds

Earlier this week, I joined a construction tour of Carowinds new roller coaster Copperhead Strike. The track is complete, but the station, launch barn, and area around the ride are still far from complete. Steve Jackson, Director of Maintenance and Construction led the tour and did a great job answe...

Reviews

Ride Review: Copperhead Strike

Overview Located at Carowinds on the border of North and South Carolina, Copperhead Strike is one of several noteworthy coasters to open in 2019.  It’s a dual launch coaster from Germany’s Mack Rides with a whimsical storyline involving snakes and moonshine. Layout, Elements and Theming Copperhead S...

Roller Coaster Showdowns

Showdown: Montu vs Banshee

Overview What these two have in common is that they’re inverted coasters built by B&M (Bolliger & Mabillard).  Montu, located at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay...

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