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Northern California Dad Builds Matterhorn-Inspired Roller Coaster in His Backyard During COVID-19 Shelter in Place
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November 11, 2020

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NAPA, Calif. — While many people are finding different hobbies while forced to shelter in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

California has still not allowed amusement parks to reopen. That inspired one man to bring one of his favorite Disneyland roller coasters to his home.

Sean LaRochelle of Napa recreated the Matterhorn in his backyard. He tried to nail every detail of the alpine-themed coaster, right down to the yeti!

LaRochelle said he started building the two-story coaster at the end of March, and he finished it in July.

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