Join us at TNW Conference 2022 for insights into the future of tech →

All Articles for

Roller Coaster

The roller coaster is a popular amusement ride developed for amusement parks and modern theme parks. lamarcus adna thompson obtained a patent regarding roller coasters on january 20, 1885, which were made out of wood, but this patent is considerably later than the "russian mountains" described below. in essence a specialized railroad system, a roller coaster consists of a track that rises in designed patterns, sometimes with one or more inversions that briefly turn the rider upside down.