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|The roller coaster in 2005.|
|Type||Steel - Wild Mouse|
|Model / product||Wild Mouse (large park)|
|Riders per train||4|
Top speed35 mph
|Previously named Ricochet (2002 to 2017) - HELP|
Apple Zapple (formerly known as Ricochet) is a wild mouse roller coaster at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, USA. It was built by Mack Rides and opened in 2002. It is situated in the Candy Apple Grove themed area.
History[edit | edit source]
Ricochet was announced on August 1, 2001. Upon opening, it was the twelfth roller coaster at the park.
On February 2, 2018, Kings Dominion announced that Ricochet would be renamed Apple Zapple for 2018. The color scheme was changed to green track and brown supports. Previously it had yellow track with blue and silver supports.
Design[edit | edit source]
The track layout consists of a large first drop followed by several high hairpin switchbacks. The ride finishes with a couple of smaller drops.
References[edit | edit source]
|Roller coasters at Kings Dominion|
|Present||Anaconda • Apple Zapple • Avalanche • Backlot Stunt Coaster • Dominator • Flight of Fear • Great Pumpkin Coaster • Grizzly • Intimidator 305 • Racer 75 • Twisted Timbers • Woodstock Express|
|Former||Galaxie • HyperSonic XLC • Hurler • King Kobra • Shockwave • Volcano The Blast Coaster|