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April 2, 1998 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Want a thrill? Try a ride on which you hang upside down six times, then fly over a 124-foot vertical loop and a 360-degree loop before heading into a 250-foot speed spiral. All this while standing in a sleek green bullet-nosed train that travels 65 mph and reaches a height of 156 feet. Welcome to Riddler's Revenge, Six Flags Magic Mountain's latest state-of-the-art roller coaster, scheduled to debut Saturday at the Valencia amusement park.
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April 2, 1998 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Want a thrill? Try a ride on which you hang upside down six times, then fly over a 124-foot vertical loop and a 360-degree loop before heading into a 250-foot speed spiral. All this while standing in a sleek green bullet-nosed train that travels 65 mph and reaches a height of 156 feet. Welcome to Riddler's Revenge, Six Flags Magic Mountain's latest state-of-the-art roller coaster, scheduled to debut Saturday at the Valencia amusement park.
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February 4, 2011 | By Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
What I've dubbed the " most anticipated new roller coaster of the summer " has arrived at Six Flags Magic Mountain --and I'm already salivating. Magic Mountain took delivery this week of the rocking and spinning Green Lantern coaster trains, which join portions of the emerald green track already on site at the Valencia amusement park. (Watch the concept video of the Green Lantern .) Ground clearance is currently under way for the first-of-its-kind ride in the U.S., with vertical construction expected to begin in March in advance of a scheduled Memorial Day weekend unveiling.
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June 2, 2011 | By Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
It looks like we'll have to wait a little longer for what I've dubbed the "most anticipated new roller coaster of the summer. " Photos : Green Lantern coaster takes shape atSix Flags Magic Mountain For the second time in as many months, Six Flags Magic Mountain has pushed back the opening of the rocking and spinning Green Lantern roller coaster. It is now scheduled to make its debut July 1 after the Valencia amusement park postponed planned premieres in May and June.
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October 19, 2010 | By Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Six Flags Magic Mountain will reclaim the Roller Coaster Capital of the World title with the addition of two coasters in spring 2011, including a first-of-its-kind ride in the U.S., amusement park officials said. The Green Lantern will bring Magic Mountain's coaster count to 18, allowing the Valencia amusement park to recapture the coaster crown, taken by Ohio’s Cedar Point in 2008 . Magic Mountain snatched the crown from Cedar Point around the turn of the millennium after adding a coaster a year during a building binge that stretched from 1997 to 2003.
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July 24, 2011 | By Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Reporting from Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey-- Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J., has a long and winding roller coaster history that's filled with as many twists and turns as the amusement park's many record-breaking rides. Photos : Top 10 Six Flags Great Adventure roller coasters Great Adventure was a must-see on my road trip across America's coaster belt, in large part because of the park's three world-class rides: El Toro, Kingda Ka and Nitro.
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