• What is: Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit – Universal Studios Florida
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    What is: Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit – Universal Studios Florida

    Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit is a steel roller coaster, located at Universal Studios Florida, in Florida USA. The ride opened to guests as one of the most technologically advanced roller coasters of it’s time, featuring customizable on-ride music, LED lighting, and onride video capture of guests as they hurtle around the track. Rockit opened to visitors on the 19th of August 2009, several months behind schedule and at the cost of roughly 45 Million USD. Construction of the attraction, originally codenamed “Project Rumble”, began in May of 2008, with hopes to open the ride for April of the following year. However, difficulties within the rides’ design led to delays surrounding…

  • Giving is Universal
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    Giving is Universal

    My name is Lori Stilwell and we brought our children to serve while on vacation. Me and my family were planning to come to Universal Orlando and we heard about a wonderful event for Feeding Children Everywhere and it was an opportunity for us to serve and spend time together. And what a great thing to do in the middle of a vacation is to take an hour or two and just be purposeful and serve others. My name is Carmen Pearce and I work at Universal Orlando and I volunteer at a lot of places, but especially at Give Kids the World. Give Kids the World is a resort…