Roller Skater (Kentucky Kingdom)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Roller Skater
Roller Skater in 2004.
Kentucky Kingdom
Location Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Coordinates 38°11′48″N 85°44′50″W / 38.196753°N 85.747317°W / 38.196753; -85.747317
Status Operating since April 15, 1994
Rider height 56 inch minimum
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product Junior Coaster (207m)
Type Steel
Riders per train 16
Hourly capacity 780
Propulsion Tire propelled lift
Area 88.6 feet × 147.7 feet
Height 27.9 feet
Top speed 21.7 mph
Length 679.2 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 0:50

Roller Skater is a steel roller coaster located at Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. The coaster opened on April 15, 1994 and was manufactured by Vekoma.


On April 15, 1994, Roller Skater opened to guests.[1]

Roller Skater closed with the park after the 2009 season.[2] It remained standing but not operating until the reopening of Kentucky Kingdom on May 24, 2014.[3]



Color scheme

When it first opened in 1994, Roller Skater had yellow track and green supports. For the 2014 season, it was repainted entirely yellow.


Single train with 8 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 16 riders per train.


  1. "Kingdom of Thrills: Louisville's amusement park opens with promises of more and bigger fun". The Courier-Journal. 1994-04-15. p. 17. Retrieved 2021-10-08.
  2. "Six Flags announces Kentucky Kingdom closure".
  3. "Kentucky Kingdom set to reopen this weekend".

External links

Articles on Kentucky Kingdom