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Robb Alvey (born Robert Lee) is a roller coaster reviewer and a known roller coaster enthusiast. Raised in southern California, Alvey has been on over 1400 coasters all across the world and has documented his travels and those of others on his roller coaster website Themeparkreview.com.[1][2] He and his wife Alissa have been featured on theme park documentaries for Discovery Channel, Travel Channel,[3] TLC, and have done television commercials and promotional interviews for theme parks and rides manufacturers. They have also been interviewed by major publications such as The Wall Street Journal,[4] The New York Times, and many theme park industry periodicals.

He has been featured in the television series Insane Coaster Wars as a roller coaster expert.[5]

Theme Park Review

Theme Park Review was a website created by Alvey as a place to show his and others travels to different theme parks. The website was started in 1996 and became a site for coaster videos, photos, forums, and information about theme parks and roller coasters. In total, the website sees over 2 million visitors a year[6] and has more than 35,000 registered members.[7] A number of tours are organized by Alvey through the website that span multiple theme parks across the United States and internationally, such as the Middle America Tour in August of 2010, where seventeen theme parks were attended over the course of fifteen days,[8] and a 40 person world tour that included Aussie World in Australia.[9]

Personal Life

He currently lives in Valencia, California with his wife and daughter.[7] He works as a video game producer for the company Activision.[10] Robb and Elissa have been working in the entertainment business developing products for Disney, Universal, Dreamworks, Paramount Pictures, MGM, Amblin Entertainment, Activision, Virgin Entertainment, Sega, Nintendo, and many others.

References

  1. Christopher Kompanek (August 4, 2012). "High times". New York Post. http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/tv/high_times_ZLlJeWSW3qi8NJAaWuR78K. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  2. Brady MacDonald (June 26, 2012). "Top thrill rides compete in Travel Channel's 'Insane Coaster Wars'". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/2012/jun/26/news/la-trb-insane-coaster-wars-travel-channel-06201226. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  3. Rani Robinson (September 20, 2012). "Rollercoaster Expert Travels to China!". Travel Channel. http://blog.travelchannel.com/the-traveling-type/2012/09/20/rollercoaster-expert-travels-to-china/. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  4. Ray A. Smith (August 8, 2012). "Move Over, Kids, It's Grown-Up Time". Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444226904577559643208896100.html. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  5. Mekado Murphy (July 6, 2012). "Best at Twisting and Terrorizing? Audience Decides". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/07/arts/television/insane-coaster-wars-arrives-on-the-travel-channel.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1355998624-PKHfT4sThF6aiFWPYCTe/g. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  6. Joshua Adam Hicks (August 5, 2011). "Theme Park Review tour rides Six Flags Great Adventure coasters". The Philadelphia Inquirer. http://articles.philly.com/2011-08-05/news/29854830_1_hard-core-coaster-enthusiasts-roller-coaster-kingda-ka. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 Andrew Martins (August 25, 2011). "Roller coaster lovers take a ride at Great Adventure". Suburban. http://sub.gmnews.com/news/2011-08-25/Front_Page/Roller_coaster_lovers_take_a_ride_at_Great_Adventu.html. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  8. Lee Filas (August 14, 2010). "A Venomous Debate". Daily Herald. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-234428002.html. Retrieved December 20, 2012.  (subscription required)
  9. Bianca Clare (April 1, 2011). "Ride reviewer on a roll". Gold Coast Mail. http://www.mydailynews.com.au/news/ride-reviewer-on-a-roll-sunshine-coast/811855/. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  10. Jason Dobson (March 20, 2009). "Joystiq interview: Majesco, WayForward spill the jelly beans on A Boy and His Blob". Joystiq. http://www.joystiq.com/2009/03/20/joystiq-interview-majesco-wayforward-spill-the-jelly-beans-on/. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 

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