Your #DisneyMemory of Space Mountain

By Mike Ellis

I grew up not liking Space Mountain, so it’s quite a turnaround that I have a great #DisneyMemory for this ride!

When I was a kid, roller coasters were not my friend. I didn’t like the speed, I didn’t like the turns, and at the top of my list of ones I didn’t like was Space Mountain. However, as I got older, I tried other roller coasters, and learned that they are a lot of fun, and have been a fan of roller coasters for years now. The first time I road Space Mountain was in 2000 with my soon to be wife Cindy, and since it was in the dark, I kept trying to anticipate the turns, and ended up with a splitting headache for my troubles. So, that first time, definitely not my favorite #DisneyMemory!

However, I gave it another shot in a different visit, and over time, I grew to like Space Mountain a great deal. My favorite #DisneyMemory from this great attraction comes on June 11, 2012 — which just happens to be the day that Shane proposed to Stephanie — and the day that Stephanie, Shane, Cindy, Kyle, Kerry, and myself …read more

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