Thunderbird: All it takes is Will Power

Leah, Lauren and the Will Power sign

When we announced Thunderbird nearly nine months ago (I’ll refrain from any “giving birth” jokes, for now anyway), it was the start of an incredible journey. At the same time, it was the last high-banked turn in a much longer journey – the realization of a decade-long dream to add a remarkable steel roller coaster…

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Out of the mouths of babes…

Our friends Jeff and Diana out on the west coast keep in touch with us, with updates about their and-baby-makes-three little guy, Simon. Here he is, sporting a very handsome look.   After oo-ing and ah-ing for a moment, I noticed something else. Jeff is the mad scientist who created CoasterBuzz, one of the top…

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Simon says …

…he wants Daddy and Mommy to take him to Holiday World! This little fellow is only a few weeks old, but already he’s pals with Holidog.And he has his first park shirt (okay, it’s a onesie) His dad, Jeff, is the coaster geek who founded CoasterBuzz. (Little Simon is bound to be a chip off…

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Sign of allergy season

We had a blast with the CoasterBuzz folk on Saturday. Their rather snarky leader, Jeff, was yucking it up over the discovery of this sign as he drove toward our fair city (er … town) the night before: Well, Jeff, in case you didn't get a chance to go back and take a picture as…

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Podcasting with Will

We had a grand time hosting the folks from CoasterBuzz.com last weekend. One of the “extras” on Saturday was the opportunity to sit in on that week’s podcast recording, which we held in our Holiday Theater. They asked Will Koch to be their special guest (that’s him on the left). To listen in, head over…

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Construction update and an Affair to remember

The Voyage is right on course. Smooth sailing. Here’s a look at the coming-and-going structure that’s located down between The Wave and our employee parking lot. Nice to see all the trees so close to the structure, isn’t it? We’ve found with The Raven and The Legend that the ride experience is enhanced by the…

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It boggles the mind

Well, I guess we got your attention! Man, oh, man. When I asked the producer who was on site yesterday from WEHT TV if he knew how many people would have been able to stream our announcement before their site sent out "NO MORE!" error messages, he said, "Forty thousand." Forty thousand? As in…40,000? Eegads….

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