David DeLong has waited – impatiently – for Thunderbird’s first launch since last July. We first met David almost exactly nine months ago. He was the “new guy” at WFIE-TV…Read More »
Posts Tagged: Thunderbird Roller Coaster
Thunderbird fever? Seriously. A few of our invited guests for Thursday’s Thunderbird Media Preview have mentioned calling work this week, sick with the Thunderbird Flu. My version of this mysterious…Read More »
A job well done
How’s this for a great recruitment tool? Don’t you wish you worked here? #EmployeeNight #Thunderbird pic.twitter.com/lMeHGPcwWr — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 18, 2015 That right – six hours of Thunderbird…Read More »
Let’s help Give Kids The World even more!
New deadline: 3pm CDT on Monday, April 20! — When Kaylee from Give Kids The World called to tell us we’d raised more than enough to fund a family’s week-long…Read More »
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 »
Confessions of a screaming grandma
Ever since we announced Thunderbird last July, I’ve been asked over and over: So. Are you gonna ride? And my answer has not wavered: “I honestly don’t know.” As excited…Read More »
We work hard …
… and we play hard. Perk. pic.twitter.com/lIuJp0MCpq — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 10, 2015Read More »
Going, going … almost gone!
You’ve been meaning to check out our Thunderbird’s First Flight Auction for Give Kids The World, haven’t you? But you’ve been busy. We understand. Boy, do we understand! The deadline…Read More »
A family tradition
Paula’s note: It was pure delight watching the Kochs ride Thunderbird for the very first time. Our owners – Lori, Lauren, Leah and William – were beside themselves as they…Read More »
Thunderbird: All it takes is Will Power
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,…Read More »
I know. I want to see pictures, too.
Jordan is one of our Security officers. He makes the rounds in the evening, so we often take time for a brief chat. It makes me happy to see Jordan….Read More »
Thunderbird’s other sound
We posted this video snip a week ago, to share we had both trains on Thunderbird’s track (an important step in the testing process) and to point out the haunting…Read More »