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Corky’s Final Rankings

Aug 4th, 2009 by Corky | 0

Unfortunately, this Kamp Season’s done. But, we will return next year, and sail…..to the setting sun. As this Kamp draws to a close, it is now time to present the FINAL SCD RANKINGS to all Kampers, according to myself. After four awesome and fairly unique trips (seriously, no two trips were alike) I have the final rankings. If you remember, the rankings from last year and the year before that put Powder Keg in front, giving the PK a chance for a three-peat. But many different rides gave PK a run for its money this summer, so let’s see how it turned out.

4th Place: ThuNderaTion. TNT couldn’t compete with the competition this year, our second place ride from last year got bumped out of it’s spotlight. A cause of this? Long lines, tame rides, sore backs and necks. Next year? Likely the same story, I don’t know. Just a prediction.

3rd Place: The Giant Swing. Last year’s honorable mention for a great ride and short lines has been docked to third place in it’s first year of being ranked by me. Last year’s stroke of luck for this ride didn’t prove that it could be a contender in the ranks. Although the Swing did have one first place week this year, the other weeks put the swing down in the basement of third or fourth place. Not enough to contend with the two main rollercoasters and frontrunners this year.

2nd Place: Powder Keg. Our two time champion has been knocked out of first place for the first time ever. Although PK is one of my all-time favorite rides, long lines and bumpy rides couldn’t contend with the smoothness of our first place champion.

1st Place: WildFire. Finally, the champion. As Spider and I recently experienced, Wildfire nine times in one day is fairly unbeatable. Front seat? Best place in the entire park. Wildfire finally takes the championship, even after a third place finish AFTER Thunderation and Powderkeg last year. Can Wildfire take it again next year, and follow in the footsteps of Powderkeg? Will Powderkeg or the Swing, or even Thunderation rise up to the challenge next year? Read on, bloggers, read on. See everone next season for the new set of ranks.

Your humble coaster fanatic, Corky