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ProSlide wins 15th IAAPA Best New Water Ride Award


HydroMAGNETIC TORNADO™ Takes Top 2013 IAAPA Honors 

ProSlide has won IAAPA's 2013 Best New Water Ride Award!   

ProSlide's winning ride – the HydroMAGNETIC (HM) TORNADO – revolutionizes two IAAPA Impact Award-winning technologies by combining them into a single ride path. It delivers an unparalleled ride experience by marrying the HydroMAGNETIC MAMMOTH™, a LIM-powered water coaster with the zero g-force thrills of the world's first six-person ProSlide TORNADO™.

The HM TORNADO debuted at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi in early 2013 and was immediately voted best ride in the park by their guests.  "We're very pleased that the industry has recognized what our customers have told us since we opened: that Dawwama, our ProSlide HM TORNADO,  is the best water ride in the world", says Mike Oswald, General Manager, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi.

ProSlide wins 2013 Best New Water Ride Award

Left to right: Jeff Janovich (ProSlide), Mike Oswald (Yas Waterworld), Tim Mow (Yas Waterworld), Rick Hunter (ProSlide)

"This award celebrates the innovation that helps our customers differentiate their waterparks and drive higher attendance." says Rick Hunter, ProSlide president & CEO. "And our hybrid rides, a category we invented in 2008, are unlike anything else in the industry with two, three or more rides combined into one path."

ProSlide is a 15-time IAAPA Best Water Ride winner as well as a 3-time recipient of IAAPA's Industry Impact Award, given to the top attraction in the entire industry.     

About Proslide 

ProSlide Technology designs  the world's most innovative water rides. We've won 60 awards in the last 20+ years, more than all other manufacturers combined.  These include three IAAPA Impact Awards, given to the top product in the entire attractions industry. ProSlide is the only company to win more than one Impact Award, solidifying our leadership position.  ProSlide has thousands of installations in over 45 countries. Visit for more information.

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