Avalanche (Blackpool Pleasure Beach)

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Avalanche
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Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Location Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Status Operating since 22 June 1988
Height restriction 44 inches (112 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Type Steel - Bobsled
Riders per train 14
Hourly capacity 420
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height18 metres
Top speed72.4 km/h
Length445 metres
Inversions0
Duration1:22
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Avalanche is a steel bobsled roller coaster at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK. It was built by Mack Rides in 1988.

History[edit | edit source]

Avalanche was officially opened on 22 June 1988 by Michael "Eddie the Eagle" Edwards, who represented the United Kingdom in the 1988 Winter Olympics ski jumping event.[1]

Photo Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. An Avalanche is coming!. UK Theme Park Hall of Fame

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