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Wild Thing (Wild Waves Theme & Water Park)

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roller coaster
Wild Thing
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Wild Waves Theme & Water Park
Location Federal Way, Washington, USA
Status Operating since June 24, 1997
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Type Steel
Model / product Loop & Corkscrew
Riders per train 28
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Drop64 feet
Inversions3
Duration1:00
HELP

Wild Thing is an Arrow Dynamics steel roller coaster located at Wild Waves Theme & Water Park in Federal Way, Washington, USA. It was previously located at Rocky Point Park where it was called Loop Corkscrew.

History[edit]

The ride originally opened in 1984 under the name "Loop Corkscrew". The entire ride was painted white. With the closure of the park, it was sold in auction to Wild Waves and Enchanted Village on April 16, 1996. It opened there on June 24, 1997 with a new colour scheme, lime green with blue supports.

In 2010, the ride was painted again, this time with yellow track.

Design[edit]

Elements

Trains[edit]

7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.