Posted October 29, 2011, 10:52A | Contributed by LostKause
As chief corporate engineer of Six Flags Entertainment Corp., Larry Chickola presides over one of the nation's largest collection of roller coasters (120) and other stomach-churning rides (680). He likes rides that simulate the sensation of flight. He must also ensure that the sudden twists and turns adhere to rigorous safety standards, which limit the strength and duration of gravitational forces to which riders can be exposed.
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