crash scene where Vicky Balch and, far right, Leah Washington suffered horrific injuries at Alton Towers
While The Smiler
is a stunning attraction, there are so many other rip-roaring rides at Alton Towers - from the heart-stopping precipice moment of Oblivion, to the unique Superman sensation of Air via the sheer acceleration rush of Rita.
is mayhem from start to finish and truly terrifying, but like all good rides I couldn't wait to ride it again.
is the latest device that is believed to originate from The Ministry of Joy.
Vicky and Leah Washington both had to have a leg amputated after the incident on June 2, where The Smiler
rollercoaster they were riding in crashed into an empty carriage.
Mr Pugh said it was his fourth time on the Smiler
ride, which was the first rollercoaster he had been on, but he vowed never to venture on to a ride again after what had happened.
is set to be an intense addition to the Alton Towers Resort's lineup of adrenalin pumping rides.
Clearly the break will be crucial and Smiler
Jack looks the percentage call to win that dash for early supremacy.
are natural performers and include Cameron Diaz and Jordan.
The students said they had not intended to mock the Smiler
crash and were referring only to their "legless" drunken state.
Despite enthusiasm online for the ride to re-open for the upcoming Scare Fest, the theme park has confirmed that The Smiler
will not be re-opening any time in the foreseeable future.
Alton Towers' rollercoaster designer John Wardley is about to retire as his latest creation The Smiler
I've enjoyed working with him and Smiler
in the past.
The greyhound they all have to beat is Chris Mosdall's SMILER
Visitor numbers at its Alton Towers resort were "starting to recover" after last year's horrific Smiler
roller coaster crash, it said.