Great Moments In History: Fabio Gets Hit In Face With A Goose
Williamsburg, VA – March 30, 1999 — Supermodel Fabio suffered a one-inch cut on his nose after a bird hit him while riding the new Apollo’s Chariot roller coaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Fabio was present at the park’s media event to help promote the new roller coaster. Unfortunately, for the park the timing could not have been worse. According to a witness the bird hit Fabio during the plummet down the first drop of 210 feet at speeds of up to 73 mph. Fabio returned to the station with blood all around his nose. Fabio was taken from the park to the Williamsburg Community Hospital where he was treated and released for a minor cut.