The Thrills and Chills of Roller Coasters. Presented by: Brittany Mosimann Project 16: Roller Coaster Thrills January 5 th , 2011.
Presented by: Brittany Mosimann
Project 16: Roller Coaster Thrills
January 5th, 2011
Roller coasters are one of the most thrilling rides ever made. They make your heart race and your blood freeze with anticipation. They create many fears, then overcome them with incredible fun. Its powerful, and very addicting.
The very first roller coaster was built in 1780. Back then, they were called scream machines. They were first in Russia. The car hauled up the hill by mules, and went down ice covered mountains. The people had to hike up 5 stories of stairs to get to the top. The first roller coaster that was built in the United States was in Coney Island in the 1990’s. John Miller introduced the first under friction roller coaster.
Below are ten fun and interesting facts about roller coasters:
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Fahrenheit Roller Coaster – Video
Extreme Coaster Ride! - Video
I have recently gotten over my fears of roller coasters last year when I was taken to Hershey Park. I went on every roller coaster ride in the park including Fahrenheit and Storm Runner. The first one I ever went on went upside down so I was terrified. Once it did the first loop I was relaxed and I had a great time.