Hershey to Name New Attraction for 2004Hersheypark: Hersheypark's getting an Intamin launch coaster (with an inversion) for 2004. But what will the name be?
From KANNi8L KL0wNIs everybody ready?
Posted September 25, 2003 at 7:22 PM
As the 2003 season ends at Hersheypark, PA, park officials have tallied the votes for their proposed 2004 attraction; a 150'/90 degree/shuttle coaster with inversions! and are ready to announce the name.
I have already added the new page to TPI's Hersheypark listing: New 2004 Attraction!
What Will It Be?
The votes have already been tallied. Visit the site (which includes two computer generated videos of the ride in operation) and leave your opinions.
Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.
From Steve CarterHope its Renegade.
Posted September 26, 2003 at 5:30 PM
From AnonymousI think "Steel Stampede" sounds cool. I imagine the sound the ride will make as it progresses as it twists through three other rides in the park. Track has been arriving all month I saw pictures on another website.
Posted October 2, 2003 at 7:57 AM
From AnonymousConstruction photos can be found here:
Posted October 23, 2003 at 6:22 AM
Still no name :-(
From Anonymous"Well, the votes are in, the name's been trademarked, and the logo's been designed."
Posted October 29, 2003 at 8:15 PM
Hershey plans to announce the new coaster's name "after sundown" on November 5th, 2003 ... But, only to those registered for their "sweet mail." More construction photos have been added!
From Carey Lynn HoltsclawI thought they already deided it was going to have "stampede" in it. Or atleast that's what the marketing this past summer pointed to.
Posted October 29, 2003 at 9:16 PM
From Ben MillsIt's Storm Runner!
Posted October 30, 2003 at 5:29 AM
The only name to have been trademarked by Hershey. See, there's ways to find out everything...
From Robert NilesI was wondering see who'd take a moment to check out the trademark site. ('Cause I'm too tired and sick this week to do it!) Thanks, Ben.
Posted October 30, 2003 at 10:29 AM
From KANNi8L KL0wNYes, the new name is STORM RUNNER.
Posted November 6, 2003 at 6:43 AM
I have updated the Hershey page: Hersheypark. Storm Runner is located in the Pioneer Frontier section of the park.
Although the ride is not yet operational, I welcome all opinions.
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