Ready to take on this record-setting roller coaster?
Imagine going 180 feet in the air, then a 95-degree plummet, five airtime hills, two inversions, and four launches. That describes the new record-breaking rollercoaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. It is called Pantheon, and it is the world’s fastest multi-launch roller coaster.
Report: 3 Cedar Point employees test positive for coronavirus
Three employees at Cedar Point have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a report from FOX 8 in Cleveland. The park employees were screened, as required by state guidelines, prior to park opening and prior to reporting to their work locations, FOX 8 reports. Cedar Point opened to visitors last week for general admission reservations with safety precautions in place. Visitors have to undergo a health screening in addition to wearing masks while going on rides. Read: Cedar Point releases 2020 season opening plan: What to knowThe lines might appear longer since visitors are required to stand six feet apart.
Michigan amusement parks wait to reopen: Heres what changes to expect
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. Amusement parks in Michigan are waiting for Gov. Barrymores is giving us a look at what the amusement park will have changed once it does reopen. David Dalpizzol, who runs the park, said social distancing will be key. With all the precautions and changes, Dalpizzol feels the park will be cleaner than a grocery store. More stories: Reopening Michigan -- whats open, and how, amid pandemic
California roller coaster derails, injures six
California roller coaster derails, injures six The "Ninja Thrillride" at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, derailed Monday and injured six riders. More than 20 people were trapped on the coaster and some were stuck in the ride for hours. Carter Evans reports.cbsnews.com