Shoot the Rapids (Cedar Point; opened 2010)

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Shoot the Rapids
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Cedar Point
Location Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Status Defunct
Operated June 26, 2010 to September 2015
Cost $10.5 million
Height restriction 46 inches
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Product Flume Ride
Capacity 8 per boat
Hourly capacity 1,200
Height 85 feet
Track length 2,100 feet
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Shoot the Rapids was a Log Flume built by Swiss manufacturer Intamin that was previously located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, USA. It was built at a cost of $10.5 million.[1]

History

In 2009, Cedar Point announced the addition of Shoot the Rapids.[2]

Originally, the ride was set to open on May 15, 2010, but the opening would be delayed.[3] Shoot the Rapids officially opened on June 26, 2010.[4] It closed in September 2015, and the ride was dismantled in February 2016.[5][6]

Incident

On July 19, 2013, a boat rolled down a hill backwards and landed on its side or capsized, injuring all seven people on-board. The passengers were rushed to the hospital after ride operators and staff helped the victims strapped into the boat, and no fatalities occurred.[7]

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Articles on Cedar Point
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