Roller Skater (roller coaster)

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For the generic ride type sometimes referred to as a Roller Skater, see Vekoma Junior Coaster.
Roller Skater
SFKK-Roller Skater.jpg
Kentucky Kingdom
Coordinates 38°11′48″N 85°44′51″W / 38.196749°N 85.747558°W / 38.196749; -85.747558Coordinates: 38°11′48″N 85°44′51″W / 38.196749°N 85.747558°W / 38.196749; -85.747558
Status Operating
Opening date 1994
General statistics
Type Steel
Manufacturer Vekoma
Model Junior Coaster (207m)
Height 27.9 ft (8.5 m)
Length 679.2 ft (207.0 m)
Speed 21.7 mph (34.9 km/h)
Inversions 0
Duration 0:50
Capacity 780 riders per hour
Trains Single train with 8 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 16 riders per train.
Roller Skater at RCDB
Pictures of Roller Skater at RCDB

Roller Skater is a steel roller coaster at Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville, Kentucky. It is a junior coaster that uses roller skate shaped cars. Like many of its clones, it is a Vekoma Roller Skater type of coaster. These types of coasters are made mostly for younger kids and is a family roller coaster as well. These kinds of coasters can be found at other Six Flags parks and other parks as well.

The ride was constructed by Martin & Vleminckx.[1]

A new coat of Paint was added to the ride in August 2013, it's bright yellow and yellow supports. The ride reopened on May 24, 2014 after remaining SBNO since 2009.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vekoma". Martin & Vleminckx. Retrieved 16 November 2013.