Go for a ride aboard Pipeline, B&M's new surf coaster
By Scott Fais
You're going to want to remain standing for this. SeaWorld Orlando invited IAAPA News to preview Pipeline: The Surf Coaster, an innovative style of roller coaster that keeps riders on their feet, as if they riding a surfboard. The ride vehicle for the new coaster from Bolliger & Mabillard debuted at IAAPA Expo in November 2022.
With construction, testing, commissioning, and safety inspections complete, it's time to ride. IAAPA President and CEO Jakob Wahl and Director of Global Editorial, Scott Fais, previewed the ride on Thursday, May 11 and take IAAPA members along for the ride.
Name: Pipeline; The Surf Coaster
Location: Front gate and festival pathway along SeaWorld's center lake
Height: 110 feet
Speed: 60 mph
Train capacity: 24 riders
Rider height requirement: 54 inches minimum, 78 inches maximum
Track length: 2,950 feet
IAAPA is excited to celebrate the collaboration and success stories of our members, like SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and B&M.