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Video: Shoot the Rapids finally opens at Cedar Point

Cedar Point finally opened its $10.5 million water ride Shoot the Rapids on Saturday, following a series of delays caused by oversized boats.

The park overcame last-minute issues raised by state inspectors on Friday to enable the ride to open - saving itself from embarrassment after it had

Cedar Point to open Shoot the Rapids on June 26, 2010

Cedar Point has confirmed that it plans to open its delayed $10.5 million water ride Shoot the Rapids on Saturday, June 26.

The park confirmed the planned opening date through its Twitter account on Thursday. Shoot the Rapids' was originally due to open on May 15, but a series of setbacks have

Further delay to Shoot the Rapids opening date at Cedar Point

Cedar Point has been forced to delay the opening its $10.5 million water ride, Shoot the Rapids, for a second time.

Shoot the Rapids was due to open on Saturday (May 29), after an issue with the ride's boats saw its original opening date of May 15 pushed back. However, the park encountered

Cedar Point retains "coaster capital" crown as Six Flags Magic Mountain delays DanceCoaster

Cedar Point will retain its crown as "coaster capital of the world" for another year, after Six Flags Magic Mountain delayed the opening of Mr Six's DanceCoaster until 2011.

Six Flags blamed construction delays for the decision to postpone the opening of its new ride, which was scheduled for

Cedar Point to add mystery thrill ride in 2011

Cedar Point CEO Dick Kinzel has revealed that the park has already ordered a new thrill ride for the 2011 season, but did not confirm what it will be.

Speaking to the Sandusky Register, Kinzel described the ride as "very exciting" but refused to confirm whether it would be a new rollercoaster.

Cedar Point CEO: Shoot the Rapids delay due to oversized boats

Cedar Point's CEO has revealed that the two-week delay to the opening of its $10.5 million water ride Shoot the Rapids was caused by its boats being "too long".

The park announced on Monday that Shoot the Rapids' opening date had been pushed back to May 29, causing it to miss the start of Cedar

Shoot the Rapids opening delayed at Cedar Point

Cedar Point has announced that the opening date of its $10.5 million water ride, Shoot the Rapids, has been pushed back to May 29, 2010.

The ride will therefore not be operating in time for the start of Cedar Point's 2010 season, which begins on May 15. The park blames construction delays and

Shareholders force collapse of Apollo's Cedar Fair takeover deal

The proposed takeover of theme park operator Cedar Fair by asset manager Apollo Management LP has collapsed due to a lack of shareholder support.

The breakdown of the deal will cost Cedar Fair $6.5 million, which it must pay to Apollo to cover expenses incurred in setting up the failed takeover

Theme parks begin recruiting for 2010 season

Theme parks around the world have begun recruiting temporary staff for the 2010 summer season - making this a perfect opportunity to experience working in a park.

As well as coveted attraction operator roles, a wide range of other positions are available in all areas of theme park operations.

Cedar Fair board could face class action lawsuit over Apollo takeover deal

Legal firm Levi & Korsinsky claims to have launched an investigation into the actions of Cedar Fair's board after it agreed to sell the theme park firm for $635 million.

The deal, announced yesterday, will see asset manager Apollo Management LP take control of Cedar Fair's 11 theme parks and 7

Minor rise in admission prices for 2010 at Cedar Point

Cedar Point has announced that adult admission prices will increase by $1 for the 2010 season.

The price rise means that an adult single-day ticket will now cost $46. Prices for children and seniors will remain unchanged at $20, standard season passes will increase by $2 to $112, and platinum

Demon Drop not going to Knott's Berry Farm after all?

Rumors suggest that the Demon Drop freefall ride that recently closed at Cedar Point may not be moving to Knott's Berry Farm as originally planned.

According to Screamscape, Cedar Fair - the company that owns both parks - is considering moving Demon Drop to another of its parks instead. If true

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