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Sand Storm (Joyland Amusement Park)

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Sand Storm
Joyland Amusement Park
Location Lubbock, Texas, USA
Coordinates 33°35′29″N 101°50′05″W / 33.591522°N 101.834747°W / 33.591522; -101.834747
Status Operating since September 14, 2019
Height restriction 1.05 m accompanied / 1.2 m unaccompanied
Replaced Mad Mouse
Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko
Location Chorzów, Śląskie, Poland
Coordinates 50°16′41″N 18°59′30″E / 50.278056°N 18.991742°E / 50.278056; 18.991742
Operated April 2008 to March 2010
Joop van der Marel (Netherlands)
Location Travelling
Operated 2004 to 2007
Coney Beach Pleasure Park
Location Porthcawl, Bridgend, Wales, UK
Coordinates 51°28′47″N 3°41′48″W / 51.479753°N 3.696706°W / 51.479753; -3.696706
Operated 1989 to 2003
Manufacturer Diego Cavazza
Product Blizzard
Type Steel - Family
Riders per train 24
Propulsion 2 Chain lift hills
Height 24 feet
Top speed 22 mph
Length 721 feet
Inversions 0

Sand Storm is a steel family roller coaster built by Italian manufacturer Diego Cavazza currently located at Joyland Amusement Park in Lubbock, Texas, USA. It replaced the Mad Mouse.[1]



Color scheme

Yellow track and unpainted supports. It had this same color scheme at Coney Beach Pleasure Park, but had red track at Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko


Single train with 6 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train.


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