New for this season was The Beast, a roller coaster in the dark that would later be known as Venom. Falcon’s Flight (balloon race) and the new petting zoo were also new additions.
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Hybrid coasters are considered one of the latest advances in the industry but they date from the golden age of roller coasters. A famous example in the UK was the Steel Stella ride that opened on Clacton Pier in 1937.