The Art and Science of Thrill Rides

Friends at Frontier Developments asked me to be the brand ambassador for Planet Coaster, and give a lecture to thousands of fans...

Bucking Bronco: Adaptive Ride Experiment No.1

Could you control a rider's experience based purely on their physiological data? 'Experiment No.1' featured 3 bankers, each with different attitudes to thrill seeking and...

VR Playground at Greenwich

We were swinging over the rooftops of London for three days, enjoying views from Greenwich hill. Our riders were set against a most dramatic...

Breathless

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the world’s first inverting looping playground slide

The following account is recreated from interviews with those who were there, and then dramatised for the internet. All video footage contained below is...

The Art and Science of Thrill Rides

Friends at Frontier Developments asked me to be the brand ambassador for Planet Coaster, and give a lecture to thousands of fans...

Punters: auto-portraits of fairground thrill

I produced a collection of images capturing the emotions of riders at the fairground as they experienced a moment of ultimate thrill....

The Experiment

"For one night only, Thrill Laboratory present an experiment like no other: real scientists, amateur paranormal investigators, and the live exploration of a haunted...

Blue Peter Thrill Laboratory special

3 Roller Coasters, 3 Presenters... Thrill Laboratory experiments on BBC's Blue Peter, 2009 Thrill Engineer Brendan Walker and his team of Technicians put Blue Peter...

BBC World Service looks into The Science of Thrill

"Journalist Karen Bartlett meets Brendan Walker, the former aerospace worker who is working on a project to design the world's first interactive ride." Brendan...

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