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Fan Art – 14 & Under

Mateo – Antioch

I went to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and rode the Giant Dipper for the first time. I wanted to celebrate this rollercoaster’s 100th anniversary this year so I made

Madison – Watsonville

To celebrate the Boardwalk’s hundredth anniversary some of the characters of the movies filmed at the Boardwalk decided to take a ride on the Giant Dipper.

Hunter S – Stockton

Our family began spending a week every summer in Capitola almost 20 years ago. Visiting the Boardwalk was always a highlight of our trip. I have enjoyed continuing this tradition

Jackson R. – Danville

I wanted to ride the Giant Dipper but I had to wait a few years until I was tall enough. When I was finally tall enough, my Mom and Dad

Rosemary R. – Danville, CA

The Giant Dipper is my favorite ride at Santa Cruz so when I heard there was an art contest about my favorite ride, I got so excited. My favorite time

Abigail – Antelope

I drew my stuffed animals riding on my most favorite ride at the Boardwalk called the Giant Dipper.

Carlie – Morro Bay

My Dad, my friend, and I, went on the Giant dipper recently. It feels like it takes you back in time, with all the wooden turns and drops! Its funny

Emily Yoon – Folsom

I am 7 years old and just rode the Giant Dipper for the first time! It was my first real roller coaster ride! I drew this picture of me and

Nora – Oakland, CA

I’ve seen lots of photos of this picture, but I haven’t seen anyone draw it, so I wanted to try to draw it. It is of that little turn where

Arianna Caballero – Aptos

My name is Arianna and I am 8 years old. I painted a picture of the Giant Dipper at sunset. I have only been on the Giant Dipper a few

Jacob Oden – Rocklin, CA

This sketch captures the bustling energy of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on a sunny day. In the foreground, the iconic Giant Dipper dominates the scene. Its classic wooden structure

Kai – Capitola

My son’s name is Kai, he’s 11. He loves going to the Boardwalk and decided to draw it one night.

Crosby Priebe – Redwood City

For my 4th Grade Mr./Ms. California Pageant this Year, I was Mr. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. My pageant sash features the Giant Dipper that I drew and I was even

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