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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
Statistics
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
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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]

Design

Elements

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

Trains

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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