Cedar Point's new ride ain't Whyte Lightning, it's 'Shoot the Rapids'
Written by Nick Markham
For 2010, Cedar Point has announced it will open a new water ride named Shoot the Rapids for the 2010 season.Tweet
From the park's press release:
"The feudin's been goin' on fer decades. Now, climb aboard and immerse yourself in one of the wildest water expeditions this side of the Appalachians!
This $10.5 million Intaride shoot-the-chutes ride will feature two drops, of 85 and 49 feet, with 10 10-person boats on the circuit for the approximately two-minute ride.
"Shoot the Rapids will instantly become a family favorite," John Hildebrandt, vice president and general manager of Cedar Point, said in a statement. "Our guests wanted another option to cool off on warm summer days. We listened, and Shoot the Rapids will deliver the perfect combination of refreshment, thrills and new memories at Cedar Point."
Shoot the Rapids will open on opening day for Cedar Point in 2010.
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