SANDUSKY, Ohio - Marie Saenz of Milford, Michigan was the lucky 1 millionth rider on Cedar Point's newest roller coaster, GateKeeper.
Saenz was awarded a $500 Cedar Point shopping spree, a VIP tour of the park and exclusive access to the GateKeeper for the rest of the season.
According to Brian Edwards, a Cedar Point marketing manager, the GateKeeper is very popular among guests this season.
"We are giving approximately 1,600 rides per hour. It has definitely been a huge success for the park. Our guests love GateKeeper."
GateKeeper now joins the ranks of legendary high-capacity rides at the park, such as Millennium Force, Raptor and Magnum XL-200.