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Whirl 'Til You Hurl

Recently I was watching a documentary on "Great Old Amusement Parks" becauseā€¦ well, why wouldn't you want to know more about the great old parks?

One segment that caught my attention in particular was Belmont Park in San Diego. I was drawn to a story that took place there. Way back in 1998 there was a well-publicized radio station event held on one of Belmont's roller coasters: the second "Whirl 'til you hurl" contest (apparently the first contest was successful enough to warrant a follow-up).

Instead of summarizing it myself, I thought I'd present John Wilkens' 2007 excerpt as a basic synopsis:

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