At Luna Park on Sunday, Italian tycoon Alberto Zamperla christened the first ride on the Cyclone roller coaster by dousing it with the traditional egg cream.
Michael been crisscrossing the northeast to complete his 100 rides in 100 days roller coaster mission to help end early onset Alzheimer’s.
The Thunderbolt will be 125 feet tall and will reach speeds of 65 mph, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
A symbolic opening Sunday marked the return of the amusement rides on Coney Island after the damage they suffered from Superstorm Sandy.
With the smash of a bottle of egg cream against the Cyclone, the 2012 season at Coney Island’s Luna Park official began.
Coney Island opened up on Saturday for the new season despite the nasty weather.