Patented: History of Inventions


Roller Coasters

Ep. 72

The world’s first Loop-the-Loop roller coaster gave so many people whiplash that they kept a medical team on the payroll.

Find out where roller coasters began; why your hands sweat when you’re on them; and how long it takes the human brain to realise that it’s fallen to its death (perhaps).

Dallas’s guest today is the world’s only thrill engineer Brendan Walker, the guy roller coaster designers turn to for advice on how to make their rides as thrilling as possible.

Keep your arms and legs inside the podcast at all times as we go on another roller coaster ride into the history of inventions!

Produced by Freddy Chick, Edited by Anisha Deva, Senior Producer is Charlotte Long.

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