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Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:05 pm

SeaWorld San Antonio is gearing up for a historic day:

https://seaworldcares.com/en/2017/03/Ta ... -Pregnant/
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Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:51 pm

Wave Breaker is shooting up now!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DmcOiq4MQh8
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Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:57 am

The track is nearly complete, looks to be a stunning ride over the lake!

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Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:36 pm

Wow I really love the look of this! Looks like there'll be a nice bit of airtime and speed maintained throughout the turns. Look forward to seeing this progress further :)
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Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:00 am

Takara gave birth yesterday and thankfully mother and calf are both doing great!

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As ever, the first few days are critical and the start of nursing is the first big milestone, we do not yet know if the calf is male or female and it's impossible to tell from this photo.


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I am very happy to report that the calf has begun to nurse successfully and will continue to be watched 24hrs per day in the coming weeks. SeaWorld have released a video so you can see this historic birth, a very bitter sweet moment:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=B_eCM5oybBQ
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:01 am

Do we know when Wave Breaker opens? Going there at the end of May.
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:34 am

Baffles wrote:
Do we know when Wave Breaker opens? Going there at the end of May.


They're thinking June at the minute but that could change dependent on construction, testing and the like.
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:34 am

The water is in (not quite up to full level yet) and testing is ongoing! Wave Breaker opens June 16th!
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Looks like a superb family coaster from Intamin, can't wait to ride next month!
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:38 pm

Here is a look at the trains for Wave Breaker in the station
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Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:46 pm

They look really weird- and tiny! I know it's a family ride but those backrests don't look like they'll be comfy for tall people during the launch sections :lol
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:59 am

Danny wrote:
They look really weird- and tiny! I know it's a family ride but those backrests don't look like they'll be comfy for tall people during the launch sections :lol

You are sitting kind of leading forward so that may be why the backrests are so low. I trust Intamin anwyay they're not stupid :P

It does look rather stunning over the lake!

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On every day in July this year, the park will be hosting a new Ski show at night called Hydro Power Extreme FX. It looks like it will be amazing!
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:38 pm

Wave Breaker opens tomorrow! An on ride POV is available here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1EqIhqFN6qQ

looks like a top class family coaster!
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:28 pm

Another disappointing Sea World addition. The coaster is WAY too short (just over 1 minute) and there is literally no theming (except the screens in that very cringe worthy launch section). It also looks hideous with the foundations sticking out like sore thumb. I really don't know what is going on in Sea World's management if they approve the building of this and Ocean Explorer.
 
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:35 pm

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Another disappointing Sea World addition. The coaster is WAY too short (just over 1 minute) and there is literally no theming (except the screens in that very cringe worthy launch section). It also looks hideous with the foundations sticking out like sore thumb. I really don't know what is going on in Sea World's management if they approve the building of this and Ocean Explorer.


I know you have a vendetta against SeaWorld TPC but I don't quite know what you were expecting. It's an all round crowd pleaser from Intamin and is getting rave reviews so far! San Antonio isn't a park to do extensive theming on their rides, but the ride has some really nice landscaping and the queue line is pretty cool! Many people saying that this is the perfect attraction for SWSA and I have to agree, especially coming off the heels of Discovery Point in 2016!

Just as a side note, I don't think we are in a position to criticise short rides with Oblivion, Rita, Nemesis, Galactica & Th13teen all being about as short as Wave Breaker :lol
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:39 pm

I don't have a vendetta against them at all. I have just been disappointed in some of Sea World's most recent additions because they has the capability of being far superior attractions.
 
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Re: SeaWorld San Antonio

Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:40 pm

ThemeCrafter264 wrote:
I don't have a vendetta against them at all. I have just been disappointed in some of Sea World's most recent additions because they has the capability of being far superior attractions.


I'm just messin with ya, take everything I say with a pinch of salt :)
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