Monday, December 22, 2008

Wooden Roller Coaster Poll Results

The Wooden Roller Coaster Poll Results for 2008 are in, and there's a new #1 wooden roller coaster according to what is regarded as the most balanced enthusiast poll anywhere.

T Express opened at Everland in South Korea in March of this year, and has quickly shot to the coveted #1 spot in the poll.

The massive wooden coaster is one of Intamin's prefab rides, all of which have become very popular very quickly. Oh, that and T Express is over a mile long and 180+ ft. tall!

Here's the top ten wooden coasters per the poll:

1 - T Express, Everland, South Korea
2 - The Voyage, Holiday World, USA
3 - El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
4 - Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce, USA
5 - Balder, Lisenberg, Sweden
6 - Phoenix, Knoebel's, USA
7 - Troy, Toverland, Netherlands
8 - Aska, Nara Dreamland, Japan
9 - Ravine Flyer II, Waldameer, USA
10 - Colossos, Heide Park, Germany

Take notice that all of the 4 Intamin prefab wooden coasters are in the top 10! It's also a great showing for Ravine Flyer II at Waldameer as well.

Here's a link to the full results of this year's poll.


dwitos079 said...

I just dont see how a few people can skyrocket an obscure foreign coaster to a top spot when others have hundreds of riders and don't get as good ratings.

NewsPlusNotes said...

I know how you feel, but It happens that the group of people who favored T Express that much happen to have ridden TONS of coasters... and I do agree with this style of poll that that fact should count for a lot. Hence, out of all the coasters they've been on, if one is that great, it should really count for something in the overall poll.

It may not be perfect, but it's better that a lot of other polls that are much, much more biased.

BnM Lover said...

I voted for the first time this year and it will be the last time.

I can't believe I spent so much time organizing the wood and the steel coasters.

Almost two hours!

And to have 14 riders launch a foreign coaster in the #1 spot?

What a joke.