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Buckle Up! The Son Of Action Park's Founder Answers The Internet's Most Burning Questions

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Looping water slides, rowdy teenagers, life-threatening rides, and an Alpine slide that was better known for causing injuries than wholesome summer memories are just part of the legacy left by New Jersey’s infamous Action Park. And thanks to the recent documentary on HBO Max, interest in the “do-it-yourself” fun park has reached an all-time high. 

Recently, Andy Mulvihill (AKA Redditor u/prhauthors), the son of Action Park founder Gene Mulvihill, took to Reddit to answer questions. And boy, was it eye opening

I'm Andy Mulvihill, son of famed Action Park founder Gene Mulvihill. I worked at Action Park through my teens and beyond, testing the rides, working as a lifeguard in the notorious Wave Pool, and eventually taking on a managerial role. I've just published a book titled Action Park about my experiences, giving an unvarnished look at the history of the park and all of the chaos, joy, and tragedy that went with working there...  

You can learn more about the book here and check out some old pictures, ephemera and other information about the park on our website here.

Here are a few of the top answers. 

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