Goal Boss Backyard Roller Coaster

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There are backyard swimming pools, treehouses, jungle gyms, and then Will Pemble’s “Goal Boss,” an incredible 2-story roller coaster. This geeky dad started building backyard roller coasters for his kids in September 2013, and has never stopped since. The first project ended up being a 180-foot long, 10-foot high coaster that cost a mere $3,500 to build from start to finish. Continue reading for another video and more information.

“In an interview Tuesday, Pemble said he was motivated to take on the endeavor after his family returned from Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey, where he rode the best roller coaster ever – the Kingda Ka,” according to NBC Bay Area.