“It goes up and down, round and round, and even goes upside-down!” Those were the words of John Arie, Jr., Fun Spot’s CEO and media spokesperson, right before the all new Mine Blower coaster officially opened in a colorful explosion of streamers and smoke. And he’s exactly right, because this new attraction is the first and only wooden coaster in the Southeastern United States with a complete 360 degree barrel roll, turning riders completely upside-down.
Author: Alicia Stella
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Alicia has been visiting theme parks since the age of 3, has a knack for memorizing park maps, loves theme park renovations and cannot wait to ride something new. She can often be found wandering the parks and riding coasters!