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Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg, Pennsylvania

Sitting next to the Flying Turns is one of many classic rides that you will find at Knoebels:  The Looper.

Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg, Pennsylvania

Here are Corey and Bond getting ready to take the Looper for a ride.

Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg, Pennsylvania

The Looper was made by Herschel Manufacturing and dates back to the 1940's and are very rare.

Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg, Pennsylvania

As The Looper's two person barrels rotate around the ride riders can rock back and forth and with a bit of rhythm, skill and a lot of hard work...


Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg, Pennsylvania

...loop like Kate and Brittany did here.  Once you get looping you just keep going and going as the rides circular motion aides in your inverting.



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