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VIDEO: POV on Silver Dollar City’s Outlaw Run

OutlawRun test rides 153Branson, MO, USA — Thrill ride enthusiasts around the world will mark a first-of-its-kind ride debut at Branson, Missouri’s Silver Dollar City in Spring 2013 when the 1880s-style theme park makes history with the opening of Outlaw Run.

OutlawRun test rides first dropThe park’s (SDC) biggest investment in a single ride in the past decade, the new $10 million ride sends passengers soaring through the Ozark Mountains on a ground-breaking wood coaster that includes several firsts:

  • World’s steepest drop on a wood coaster
    More than 16 stories, 162-foot drop at 81 degrees, nearly vertical
  • World’s only wood coaster to twist upside-down
    A record-breaking three inversions including a 720-degree (double) barrel roll
  • Second fastest wood coaster in the world
    Top speed of 68 mph, world’s fastest coaster on steel wheels

OutlawRun testing track

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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