Whatever you do, don’t look back! – Legend rides again This afternoon we got the call that The Legend was about to head out on its first rides of the…Read More »
Posts Tagged: test dummies
The long-awaited Thunderbird POV
For the uninitiated, let us explain: POV = Point of View POV footage at a theme park customarily shows the viewer what the rider sees while riding. A birds-eye view,…Read More »
Because at heart we’re all 8 years old
Up in the Thunderbird station a few minutes ago, Leah nudged me and pointed: "Clean-up on Wing 4!" pic.twitter.com/ilqMz2b8ZZ — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 8, 2015 Sometimes you just have…Read More »
The wearin’ of the scream!
It helps to have a celebratory spirit if you want to make a career for yourself here at Holiday World. It doesn’t matter if it’s Toe Nail Clippings Day or…Read More »
Matt, our president, recently took part in an interview with Funworld magazine. This was soon followed by a request for his photo. Since they didn’t require a head shot –…Read More »
These dummies are ready
There’s something about test dummies. They’re very eager. Case in point: Thunderbird will have two trains. One is here already and the other will arrive next month. Testing begins in…Read More »
First rides of the season?
Despite the thousands of able-bodied volunteers who contact us from throughout the Midwest each spring, these pale fellows always win out: And the earliest rides of the season go to…Read More »
No fair! Why do they get to ride – again?! Some dummies get all the fun …Read More »
Our test dummies are ready to roll! They look like a rowdy bunch, don’t they? Here’s a video of our water-filled dummies from a few years ago: We open for…Read More »
A shirt even a dummy could love
Look what's new at the HoliShop! That's right. This test dummy's family went all the way to Holiday World and all they brought back was this shirt. Actually, though, this…Read More »
Sure hope those dummies used sunscreen!
When it was time for Dan to take his first ride on Mammoth, he invited a few friends to come along. Here's a video of the full ride: How warm…Read More »
There's nothing like it. Working on a new ride for two years or more. And then it's finally time to ride. After, of course, the State Ride Inspectors give us…Read More »