ACE - Ride With Us
Ep. 8 - World Roller Coaster Appreciation Month, Coaster Family & Interview with Tom Rebbie of PTC

Ep. 8 - World Roller Coaster Appreciation Month, Coaster Family & Interview with Tom Rebbie of PTC

June 1, 2020

This month, we celebrate World Roller Coaster Appreciation Month - and the approach of Coaster Con at Home!

We'll hear about another of ACE's Coaster Families and we'll speak with the one and only Tom Rebbie of Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. He'll fill us in on how PTC is doing, some of the incredible history the company has seen, and tell some pretty unique stories as only he can!

Want to be a part of the podcast? Send us your questions, comments or audio clips to podcast@aceonline.org

Ep. 7 - Planning a Road Trip & Interview with IAAPA’s Susan Storey

Ep. 7 - Planning a Road Trip & Interview with IAAPA’s Susan Storey

May 15, 2020

This month, as we continue to navigate these uncertain waters, we discuss ways to plan the perfect coaster road trip. Whether to fly or drive, hot or cold, bugs or cheerleaders?!? We break down how to ensure your trip is a good one.

Plus, we'll speak from Susan Storey, Director of Communications for IAAPA. She'll tell us how the industry is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as ways YOU the enthusiast can help the industry out.

Want to be a part of the podcast? Send us your questions, comments or audio clips to podcast@aceonline.org

Ep. 6 - Passing Time while Sheltering-in-Place, plus ACE Event Updates

Ep. 6 - Passing Time while Sheltering-in-Place, plus ACE Event Updates

April 18, 2020

An unprecedented and historic shutdown of the amusement industry will be our only topic this month. COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the worldwide economy and on the places that bring us together as ACE Members. 

This episode tackles how you can pass the time while sheltering-in-place and more importantly, how you can help your local park(s) when they re-open.

Want to be a part of the podcast? Send us your questions, comments or audio clips to podcast@aceonline.org

Ep. 5 - What’s a Media Day? Plus a Coaster Family and Tom Zeliff of No Limits

Ep. 5 - What’s a Media Day? Plus a Coaster Family and Tom Zeliff of No Limits

March 2, 2020

 

Spring is nearly upon us, which means parks are slowly opening back up! 

This month, we'll dispel myths about media days; why they aren’t exactly ERT sessions and why ACE members often get the call to help out.

We'll also sit down with Tom Zeliff, one of the co-creators of the No Limits roller coaster simulator. 

Be a part of the podcast! Send all comments and questions to: podcast@aceonline.org. You could end up on the show!

Ep. 4 - Winter Off-Season & Ride Entertainment Interview

Ep. 4 - Winter Off-Season & Ride Entertainment Interview

January 19, 2020

This month, we'll sit down with Adam Sandy and Mark Rosenzweig of Ride Entertainment. If you've ever wanted to know what it's like to sell roller coasters for a living, this interview is a can't miss!

We'll also discuss how to best get through the winter months, especially in regions without year-round parks.

Ep. 3 - Coaster Gifts, plus Coaster Studios & Koaster Kids

Ep. 3 - Coaster Gifts, plus Coaster Studios & Koaster Kids

December 20, 2019

Join us this month as we discuss the rise in holiday events at parks, sit down with Taylor Bybee of Coaster Studios and Logan Joiner of Koaster Kids to discuss why they started their online coaster channels as well as why they love being part of the ACE family.

Finally, we’ll talk about what coaster-related Christmas gifts we’re hoping are under our trees and in our stockings.

Ep. 2 - What is IAAPA? Plus Knoebels & why rides retire

Ep. 2 - What is IAAPA? Plus Knoebels & why rides retire

November 12, 2019

In this episode, we discuss the IAAPA Expo - what it is and what it's not - and why it's become the biggest gathering of amusement industry professionals in the world.

Plus, we sit down with Brian and Rick Knoebel of Knoebels Amusement Resort to talk about their park history and why preservation runs in their veins.

Finally, we chat about why rides are retired and what goes into making that painful decision.

Ep. 1 - Welcome to our Podcast & RMC Interview

Ep. 1 - Welcome to our Podcast & RMC Interview

September 2, 2019

Welcome to the premiere episode of Ride With Us, the official podcast of the American Coaster Enthusiasts!

In this episode:

  • Who is ACE and what will I hear in these podcasts?
  • Hear from Fred Grubb, owner of Rocky Mountain Construction.
  • Where can I ride with ACE? Learn about upcoming events near you!

Not an ACE Member? No problem! Visit www.ACEonline.org to learn how!

Ride With Us - Preview Episode

Ride With Us - Preview Episode

August 28, 2019

Welcome to the preview of the ACE Ride With Us Podcast!  Join Clint and Kris as they introduce themselves and the future of this exciting new endeavor of the American Coaster Enthusiasts!

Interested in joining ACE?  Visit https://www.aceonline.org