Premier Rides

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Premier Rides, Inc.
Private company
Founded U.S. (1994)
Headquarters Baltimore, Maryland,, U.S.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Jim Seay
Randy Schmidt
Products Roller coasters
Family attractions
Water rides
Observation Wheels & Towers
Owner Jim Seay
Website Premier-Rides.com
Mr. Freeze, a Premier Rides roller coaster.

Premier Rides is an amusement ride manufacturer based in the United States.[1] The company was the first to use Linear Induction Motors (LIMs) on their roller coasters. Jim Seay has been the sole owner and company president since 1996.[2]

List of Roller Coasters[edit]

Premier Rides has manufactured a total of 28 rides with another five under construction. Several rides were manufactured by their subcontractor Intermountain Lift, Inc.[3] Premier Rides was also the broker involved with the High Roller steel roller coaster at the Stratosphere in Las Vegas. However, the ride was manufactured by S&MC.[4]

Name Model Location Country Opened Status Ref
Flight of Fear
Formerly Outer Limits: Flight of Fear
LIM Coaster Kings Dominion United States United States 1996 Operating [5]
Flight of Fear
Formerly Outer Limits: Flight of Fear
LIM Coaster Kings Island United States United States 1996 Operating [6]
Runaway Mountain Steel Coaster Six Flags Over Texas United States United States 1996 Operating [7]
Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast
Formerly Mr. Freeze
LIM Coaster Six Flags Over Texas United States United States 1998 Operating [8]
Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast
Formerly Mr. Freeze
LIM Coaster Six Flags St. Louis United States United States 1998 Operating [9]
Powder Keg: A Blast into the Wilderness
Formerly BuzzSaw Falls
Water Coaster Silver Dollar City United States United States 1999 Modified by S&S Worldwide [10]
Joker's Jinx LIM Coaster Six Flags America United States United States 1999 Operating [11]
Poltergeist LIM Coaster Six Flags Fiesta Texas United States United States 1999 Operating [12]
Vonkaputous Water Coaster Linnanmäki Finland Finland 2001 Operating [13]
Revenge of the Mummy LIM Coaster Universal Studios Florida United States United States 2004 Operating [14]
Revenge of the Mummy the Ride LIM Coaster Universal Studios Hollywood United States United States 2004 Operating [15]
Back Lot Stunt Coaster
Formerly Italian Job: Stunt Track
LIM Coaster Canada's Wonderland United States United States 2005 Operating [16]
Backlot Stunt Coaster
Formerly Italian Job: Stunt Track
LIM Coaster Kings Island United States United States 2005 Operating [17]
Back Lot Stunt Coaster
Formerly Italian Job Turbo Coaster
LIM Coaster Kings Dominion United States United States 2006 Operating [18]
Crazy Cobra
Formerly
Mad Cobra
LIM Coaster Discoveryland
Suzuka Circuit
China China 2006 to 2016
1998 to 2003
SBNO [19]
[20]
Revenge of the Mummy LIM Coaster Universal Studios Singapore Singapore Singapore 2010 Operating [21]
Sky Rocket Sky Rocket I Kennywood United States United States 2010 Operating [22]
Yamaha Racing Coaster LSM Coaster Trans Studio Indoor Theme Park Bandung Indonesia Indonesia 2011 Operating [23]
Superman: Ultimate Flight Sky Rocket II Six Flags Discovery Kingdom United States United States 2012 Operating [24]
Unkown
Formerly Speed – The Ride
LIM Coaster Akita Plaza
Sahara Hotel and Casino
United States United States 2012
2000 to 2011
In storage [25]
[26]
Unkown
Batman & Robin: The Chiller
Dueling LIM Coaster Beto Carrero World
Six Flags Great Adventure
Brazil Brazil 2012
1998 to 2007
In Storage [27]
[28]
Deep Space LSM Coaster Adlabs Imagica India India 2013 Operating [29]
Full Throttle Sky Rocket III Six Flags Magic Mountain United States United States 2013 Operating [30]
Sky Scream Sky Rocket II Holiday Park Germany Germany 2014 Operating [31]
Tempesto Sky Rocket II Busch Gardens Williamsburg United States United States 2015 Operating [32]
Zombie Ride Sky Rocket II Bosque Mágico Mexico Mexico 2015 Operating [33]
Phobia Phear Coaster Sky Rocket II Lake Compounce United States United States 2016 Operating [34]
Highway Boat
Formerly Soak'd
Formerly Slippery When Wet
HydroFighter Coaster Asia Park
Freestyle Music Park
Hard Rock Park
Vietnam Vietnam 2017
2009
2008
Under construction [35]
[36]
Paradise Fall
Formerly Round About
Formerly Maximum RPM!
Revolver Coaster Asia Park
Freestyle Music Park
Hard Rock Park
Vietnam Vietnam 2017
2009
2008
Under construction [37]
[38]
Hype Sky Rocket II Särkänniemi Finland Finland 2017 Under Construction [39]
Dragonfire LSM Coaster Adventure Island Qatar Qatar 2018 Under construction [40]
Electric Eel Sky Rocket II SeaWorld San Diego United States United States 2018 Under construction [41]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier Rides". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2009-03-08. 
  2. ^ "Premier Rides: People". Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Intermountain Lift, Inc. - Specialized Steel Fabrication / Amusement". 
  4. ^ Marden, Duane. "High Roller  (Stratosphere Tower)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  5. ^ Marden, Duane. "Flight of Fear  (Kings Dominion)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  6. ^ Marden, Duane. "Flight of Fear  (Kings Island)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  7. ^ Marden, Duane. "Runaway Mountain  (Six Flags Over Texas)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  8. ^ Marden, Duane. "Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast  (Six Flags Over Texas)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  9. ^ Marden, Duane. "Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast  (Six Flags St. Louis)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  10. ^ Marden, Duane. "Powder Keg: A Blast in the Wilderness  (Silver Dollar City)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  11. ^ Marden, Duane. "Joker's Jinx  (Six Flags America)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  12. ^ Marden, Duane. "Poltergeist  (Six Flags Fiesta Texas)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  13. ^ Marden, Duane. "Vonkaputous  (Linnanmäki)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  14. ^ Marden, Duane. "Revenge of the Mummy  (Universal Studios Florida)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  15. ^ Marden, Duane. "Revenge of the Mummy  (Universal Studios Hollywood)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  16. ^ Marden, Duane. "Backlot Stunt Coaster  (Canada's Wonderland)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  17. ^ Marden, Duane. "Backlot Stunt Coaster  (Kings Island)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  18. ^ Marden, Duane. "Backlot Stunt Coaster  (Kings Dominion)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  19. ^ Marden, Duane. "Crazy Cobra  (Discoveryland)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  20. ^ Marden, Duane. "Mad Cobra  (Suzuka Circuit)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  21. ^ Marden, Duane. "Revenge of the Mummy  (Universal Studios Singapore)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  22. ^ Marden, Duane. "Sky Rocket  (Kennywood)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  23. ^ Marden, Duane. "Yamaha Racing Coaster  (Trans Studio Bandung)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  24. ^ Marden, Duane. "Superman: Ultimate Flight  (Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  25. ^ Marden, Duane. "unknown  (Akita Plaza)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  26. ^ Marden, Duane. "Speed – The Ride  (Nascar Café)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  27. ^ Marden, Duane. "unknown  (Beto Carrero World)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  28. ^ Marden, Duane. "Batman & Robin: The Chiller  (Six Flags Great Adventure)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  29. ^ Marden, Duane. "Deep Space  (Adlabs Imagica)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  30. ^ Marden, Duane. "Full Throttle  (Six Flags Magic Mountain)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  31. ^ Marden, Duane. "unknown  (Holiday Park)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  32. ^ Marden, Duane. "Tempesto  (Busch Gardens Williamsburg)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  33. ^ Marden, Duane. "Zombie Ride  (Bosque Mágico)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  34. ^ Marden, Duane. "Phobia Phear Coaster  (Lake Compounce)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  35. ^ Marden, Duane. "Highway Boat  (Asia Park)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  36. ^ Marden, Duane. "Soak'd  (Freestyle Music Park)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  37. ^ Marden, Duane. "Paradise Fall  (Asia Park)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  38. ^ Marden, Duane. "Round About  (Freestyle Music Park)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  39. ^ Marden, Duane. "Hype  (Särkänniemi)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  40. ^ Marden, Duane. "Dragonfire  (Adventure Island)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  41. ^ Marden, Duane. "Electric Eel  (SeaWorld San Diego)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 

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