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Kings Island coaster The Beast turns 35
MASON, Ohio (WKRC) The Beast roller coaster is celebrating 35 years of terror at Kings Island.
The Beast broke all records as the longest and fastest ride in the world when it opened to the public on april 14, 1979.
It's still listed as the longest wooden roller coaster in the world in the Guinness book of world records at 7,359 feet. Riders go up to 65 miles per hour during the four minute ride.
Kings Island will officially open for the season on Friday.