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Building the Verbolten Roller Coaster

Learn the incredible design and engineering process that goes into building a roller coaster!

April 21 at Noon

All Ages
60 minutes
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Do you love gravity-defying swoops, high-speed thrills, science and adventure? Then buckle-up for a Zoom that dives into what it takes to build a real-life roller coaster! Join one of the engineers, Michael Galli, behind the Verbolten roller coaster, located inside Bush Gardens, Williamsburg, VA, as he pulls back the curtain to reveal the interesting design, engineering and construction materials that go into developing a safe and thrilling experience.

Completed in 2012, The Verbolten roller coaster features a multi-launch, indoor/outdoor design with a terrifying 88-foot plunge. Come learn the engineering challenges, construction considerations and physics that went into building this amazing coaster.

  • What: “Building the Verbolten Roller Coaster – Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, VA," presented by Michael J. Galli, P.E., D.GE, Sr. Vice President/Subsidiary Regional Manager, ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC
  • When: Wednesday, April 21, 12 - 12:45 pm
  • Where: Zoom meeting in the comfort of your home

How to Attend

This digital Lunch Break Science is FREE to attend, but registration is required. Registration will be open until 10:30 am on the day of the event.

You will be sent a link and password to access the talk at 11 am on the day of the event.

Building the Verbolten Roller Coaster
A live & free virtual presentation