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Peyton E. Derrick

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West Melbourne

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United States

Biography

Peyton is a writer and roller coaster enthusiast living just outside Orlando, Florida. She is currently seeking her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida, taking classes by day and hitting the theme parks by night. When she's not in the single rider line, you can find Peyton playing music or at the movies. 

Articles by Peyton E. Derrick:

Fun Spot Atlanta’s Latest Coaster is Kind Of a Big Deal

Sunday, July 25, 2021
If you’re an avid coaster lover, take this single piece of advice: Keep your eye on Fun Spot.

What's the Deal with Launch Coasters?

Saturday, June 19, 2021
Launch coasters are nothing new, so why are they SO hot right now? We've got a theory...

When Will Iron Gwazi Finally Open?

Friday, June 11, 2021
Now that the ride is complete, why is it in a state of standing but not operating?

REVIEW: Jersey Devil Coaster, the World’s Tallest, Fastest, Longest Single-Rail Coaster

Friday, June 11, 2021
This demon of a coaster is a stellar addition to Six Flags Great Adventure’s lineup.

What Do We REALLY Love About Revenge of the Mummy?

Saturday, April 24, 2021
why is Revenge of the Mummy the most beloved ride at Universal?

Physics and Roller Coasters: G-Force

Sunday, March 28, 2021
Today we’ll be breaking down the distinctions between these three types of force: what they mean, how to recognize them, and which of your favorite rides may feature them. 

The Company Behind Silver Dollar City and Dollywood Just Bought Kentucky Kingdom. Here Are 4 Predictions for What This May Mean...

Monday, March 22, 2021
Today we’ll be running through 4 predictions for what we might see from the future of Kentucky Kingdom in its new ownership. By the end, you may just find yourself booking a trip to Louisville.

"WTF" Coaster of the Month - Eejanaika

Friday, March 12, 2021
Fuji-Q Highland’s 4th Dimension coaster Eejanaika is certainly a head scratcher and stomach turner. 

New Roller Coaster Track Innovation Could Usher in a New Golden Age of Roller Coasters

Thursday, February 25, 2021
GCI’s all-new steel track is “capable of anything,”

Bucket List Parks: Energylandia

Friday, February 19, 2021
This European park is not the largest on the continent. It does not boast the most coasters, nor the most diverse lineup. This park is new, just shy of seven years on the scene in an already cramped and confused theme park industry. So why is it a bucket list park?

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