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  • Personal Narrative: My First Giga Coaster

    Giga Coaster Many years ago I lined up for an experience that would change my life. This experience changed who or what I was for 8 minutes. It changed how I thought and how I felt. It truly was an experience to never be forgotten. That experience would be my first Giga Coaster. July 27th, 2013, my father and I took an exhilarating trip to King’s Dominion. King’s Dominion is a theme park located in Doswell, Virginia. I hadn’t been to many theme parks centered around roller coasters but, I could tell this was going to be an explosion of a time. I was now seeing all I witnessed in an advertisement with my very own eyes. What a fantastic birthday present this was going to be. The excitement swelled up inside me alongside the panicky feelings you get anticipating most high energy thrill rides. We began lining up for what could feel like hundreds of rides and were well entertained by most. Starting off with some good old woodies (wooden roller coasters), my Dad and I made multiple rounds riding many of the same coasters 2 or 3 times in that one day. The wooden coasters were most…

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  • The Voyage Of Saint Brendan Analysis

    Found in many early medieval Irish manuscripts, an Immram is the traditional Old Irish tale of a sea voyage in which a saint travels across various islands in search of the Otherworld of eternal bliss. One of the most well known depictions of the sea voyage is The Voyage of Saint Brendan, which follows Saint Brendan and his brothers as they embark on their journey in search of the Promised Land of the Saints. Throughout their legendary seven-year journey, Brendan and his followers encounter an…

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  • The American Amusement Park Industry Summary

    history of amusement parks and roller coasters. Arguing that the roaring twenties “became the golden age of the roller coaster” because of the numerous thrill seekers, she also cites the increased…

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  • Kingda Ka Research Paper

    Certain roller coasters hold records for being the tallest or for being the fastest. One of those record-breaking roller coasters is the Kingda Ka. The Kingda Ka is the tallest steel roller coaster and the second fastest steel roller coaster in the United States available for the public. “This upside down U-shaped track bolts up 45 stories in the sky—that’s 456 feet high!” (Six Flags). At the pinnacle of the roller coaster the cart possesses a lot of potential energy which converts into kinetic…

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  • Informative Speech On Roller Coasters

    Why do we go on roller coasters? Well it is probably because the moment you exit one and regain your senses, you hesitate and then you get right back in line to do it again. However, as you get in line do you stop and think about the long hours of time put in to build and a design one of these scream machines rides known as roller coasters. Well probably not. You may ask yourself why you should listen to me; well to put it simply I have ridden many roller coasters and a huge fan of them.…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Joy Of Amusement Parks

    Imagine this, you are standing in line to the world’s largest roller coaster. Your stomach is tying itself in knots just watching other people go up and down, back and forth, and upside down. You can hear them shrieking with every loop in the ride and you cannot wait to experience it for yourself. The want to get the endorphins rushing through your body, it is a natural high. This roller coaster is only an example of one way to get that natural high. For me, I search for anything crazy to allow…

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  • The Railroad Bridge Legend

    The most exhilarating, terrifying ride of the year is soon going to be opening! The Railroad Bridge is a terrifying ride guaranteed to make you feel the adrenaline coursing through your veins. This ride is based on the urban legend that comes from a railroad bridge on Susco Road in Pennsylvania. In the legend it says it is a bridge where a bride supposedly hung herself, and some say if you put your keys on your car at the sight, you can see the bride in the mirrors. The passengers will…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Roller Coasters

    Ever wish you could ride a wonderful roller coaster that will blow you away? Want a chance to relax and cool off? Well then, I invite you to come and ride the Wacky Waterfall at Kennywood in Pittsburgh, PA. This is an intense ride with a 200 foot drop! However, keep in mind that you are guaranteed to become wet on this roller coaster; which is wonderful for a super hot summer day! While waiting in line, take advantage of snack stations along the way to grab a treat before boarding the train…

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  • Creative Writing: Going To Canobie Lake Park

    said, pointing at a nearby ride. “No, that one” my brother said, pointing at a roller coaster. “No way am I riding a roller coaster” I said.We went up to the gate and paid the admission. We ran in, excited, and immediately ran to the biggest water ride of all. The line was long, but it was worth the wait. Even the line was fun, because we were constantly splashed with water. Luckily for me, I crouched down next to a pole, and avoided most of the water. Finally we got to the front, the…

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  • Descriptive Letter To A Roller Coaster

    Letter of Recommendation—Roller Coaster Roller Coaster was my biggest nightmare when I was young. Unlike other kids, I begged for not going to those amusement parks and my parents were surprised. I was afraid of sitting in an accelerating car at that time, so roller coaster wasn’t even an acceptable concept for me. I couldn’t imagine myself getting tortured by that flying machine, and I couldn’t understand why so many people waited in a queue measured in hours for it. My mother used to incite…

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