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The ride was {{feet|131}} tall, with a {{foot|60}} tall vertical drop plus another {{feet|33}} freefall including the curved track. Riders reached a maximum speed of over {{mph|50}}.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.themeparkreview.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=682632#682632|title=Intamin 1st Generation Free Falls|publisher=Shane's Amusement Attic}}</ref>
 
The ride was {{feet|131}} tall, with a {{foot|60}} tall vertical drop plus another {{feet|33}} freefall including the curved track. Riders reached a maximum speed of over {{mph|50}}.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.themeparkreview.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=682632#682632|title=Intamin 1st Generation Free Falls|publisher=Shane's Amusement Attic}}</ref>
 
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On {{date|May 22, 1984}}, a car carrying three riders fell nearly {{feet|60}}. Nobody was seriously injured.<ref name="ChicagoTribune"></ref>
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On May 22, 1984, a car carrying three riders fell nearly {{feet|60}}. Nobody was seriously injured.<ref name="ChicagoTribune"></ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 13:01, 28 June 2020

Mr. Hyde's Nasty Fall
Mr. Hyde's Nasty Fall (Geauga Lake) 2005 01.jpg
Mr. Hyde's Nasty Fall in 2005.
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Geauga Lake
Location Aurora, Ohio, USA
Status Defunct
Operated May 10, 1997 to October 30, 2005
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Rocky Point Park
Location Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
Operated 1988 to 1995
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Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Operated May 1983 to 1986
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Product Freefall
Height 131 feet
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Mr. Hyde's Nasty Fall (previously called The Edge and Freefall) was a freefall ride at Geauga Lake in Aurora, Ohio. It originally operated at three amusement parks in the United States.

History[edit | edit source]

The Edge opened in 1983 at Six Flags Great America (then Marriott's Great America) alongside The Edge at Marriott's Great America in California.

The Edge was dismantled in 1986. The park cited reduced ridership following the incident 1984 as the reason for removal.[1] It was rebuilt at Rocky Point Park in 1988, where it was called Freefall.[2] Freefall closed with the park in 1995 and was subsequently sold. It reopened at Geauga Lake in 1997 as Mr. Hyde's Nasty Fall.[3][4] The ride was ultimately removed after the 2005 season, after being on sale for several months. Components from Mr. Hyde's Nasty Fall were sent to Cedar Point for use as spares on their Demon Drop freefall ride.[5]

Design[edit | edit source]

The ride was 131 feet tall, with a 60 foot tall vertical drop plus another 33 feet freefall including the curved track. Riders reached a maximum speed of over 50 mph.[6]

Incident[edit | edit source]

On May 22, 1984, a car carrying three riders fell nearly 60 feet. Nobody was seriously injured.[1]

References[edit | edit source]