Striking Gold: Off-Season Fun at California’s Great America

Striking Gold: Off-Season Fun at California’s Great America

Greetings, ACE NorCal! We have just released THREE new videos on our YouTube channel! All three are located below and feature footage of Gold Striker ! California’s Great America graciously hosted us on Saturday March 2, 2013 for a tour of the Gold Striker construction zone as well as the entire park! A video showcasing […]

GOLD STRIKER To Feature Record 174-foot Initial Descent Tunnel

GOLD STRIKER COASTER NOW INCLUDES RECORD TUNNEL Gold Striker’s 174-Foot Tunnel Is The Longest Initial Descent Tunnel On A Wooden Coaster SANTA CLARA, CA – The newest roller coaster at California’s Great America, Gold Striker, will now include the world’s longest covered initial descent tunnel on a wooden coaster. Adding intrigue to the record setting […]

SCBB’s 2013 UNDERTOW coaster project: Construction Update #3

Update #3; September 21, 2012 – The Endeavour of a Lifetime It was yet another exciting day at the Boardwalk! Why was it so exciting? You’ll find out, as you scour this UNDERTOW construction update! Today definitely had the most action going on in terms of the Hurricane deconstruction. A KING crane was on hand removing some of the […]

UPDATED: SCBB’s 2013 UNDERTOW coaster project: Construction Update #1

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 – YouTube video added! Welcome to the first construction update for the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s new-for-2013 coaster project, UNDERTOW! Updates will be posted weekly on our site unless otherwise noted. But enough, jib-jab, let’s get to the update Today was the first visit I had made since last weekend. Not […]

Weekly Construction Updates for the Boardwalk’s Undertow to begin soon!

Hey, everybody! It’s me Nicholas Laschkewitsch, assistant regional representative for the American Coaster Enthusiasts, Northern California region! With the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk being my local park, I thought it would be a no-brainer to continually check out the construction of their new-for-2013 coaster, UNDERTOW! I will be making a trek down to the park […]