High on Track

A consumer-safety report issued last week says a record 10,580 people landed in the ER with amusement park- and carnival-ride injuries in 2000. That's the kind of stat that roller-coaster freaks take as a challenge. As they flood amusement parks this Labor Day weekend for a final dose of stomach-turning fun (or a shot at the record), we give you a handy guide to the summer's greatest thrills.

ALL-AROUND # 1 Millennium Force, Cedar Point, Ohio The tallest (310 ft.) and fastest (92 m.p.h.) full-circuit coaster in the U.S.--the wait is an hour-plus, down from five when it first opened

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