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Wild Thing (Wild Waves Theme Park) - OnRide - (720p)01:47

Wild Thing (Wild Waves Theme Park) - OnRide - (720p)

General
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Park Wild Waves Theme Park
Location USAFederal Way, Washington, USA
Status Operating
Operated
Operated
Opened June 24, 1997
Opening
Cost
Height restriction
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Builder
Designer
Type Steel
Type
Model Loop & Corkscrew
Riders per train 28
Riders per hour
Lift/launch system Chain Lift
Height
Drop 64 feet
Top speed
Length
Dimensions
Duration 1:00
Inversions 3
Steepest drop
Maximum g-force



Wild Thing is an Arrow Dynamics sit-down roller coaster located at Wild Waves Theme Park in Federal Way, Washington, USA. It was previously located at Rocky Point Park where it was called Loop Corkscrew.

HistoryEdit

The ride originally opened in 1984 under the name "Loop Corkscrew". The entire ride was painted white. With the closure of the park, it was sold in auction to Wild Waves Theme Park on 16 April 1996. It opened there on June 24, 1997 with a new cour scheme, lime green with blue supports.

In 2010, the ride was painted yet-again, this time with yellow track.

DesignEdit

Elements

Vertical LoopDouble Corkscrew

TrainsEdit

7 car trains. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.

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