SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – There’s a lot of love between one Southampton, England man and roller coasters – nearly $43,000 worth of love!
Marcus Gaines has a roller coaster obsession, and at 39 years old, Gaines has been on 1,099 different coasters. Recent roller coaster tragedies haven’t slowed his roll at all.
Marcus spends the equivalent of one month a year at theme parks and rides an average of a hundred roller coasters in that time. He’s been to theme parks in nineteen different countries.
So theme-park-enthusiasts, you have some catching up to do if you want to be like Marcus. In case you were wondering, no, he’s never felt sick on any of the roller coasters he’s been on!