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We spoke with operators of the Oldest Wooden Roller Coaster in the world, located locally at Lakemont Park in Altoona, PA.

Lakemont Park Business Dev. and Community Relations Representative Andrew Smithmyer tells us the History of “Leap-the-Dips” and when it was constructed.

Andrew speaks on the repairs and refurbishments that have kept Leap-the-Dips running to this day.

Andrew talks about the Historical significance of the coaster and the interactions he has had with coaster enthusiasts who appreciate Leap-the-Dips.

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