S&S Sports Power, Inc. was founded with the creation of the first pneumatic launch tower, “Space Shot."
The Frog Hopper vertical ride was introduced as a junior ride for kids.
S&S developed the downward launched tower called “Turbo Drop.”
The Double Shot was created. This combined both upward and downward launch experiences on a single ride.
The Company’s name was formally changed to S&S Worldwide, Inc.
S&S turned the industry on its side by applying the vertical pneumatic launch system to a launched roller coaster.
S&S acquired Arrow Dynamics. With the acquisition of Arrow, the 4th Dimension “X” coaster entered the S&S lineup.
The Air Launch Coaster “Dodonpa” opened in Fuji-Q Highland park. Recognized by The Guinness Book of World Records as the “Fastest Roller Coaster in the World,” it was the first coaster to exceed 100mph with a 107mph launch.
S&S introduced the pneumatically powered “Screamin’ Swing”.
“El Loco” debuted at Indiana Beach. S&S was again recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for the steepest drop on a roller coaster with the initial 120-degree drop.
S&S introduced the 4D Free Spin coaster, a “spin” on the original and exciting Arrow 4th Dimension ride.
Sansei Technologies, Inc. became the sole owner of S&S Worldwide, Inc.
S&S completed and moved into its new state-of-the-art manufacturing, design, and administrative building.
S&S completed the record-breaking Steel Curtain roller coaster at Kennywood Park. Steel Curtain was later awarded the 2019 Golden Ticket Best New Roller Coaster award.