The Gravitational Effect of Jumping and How Rollercoasters Leverage Gravitational Pull to Their Advantage

Jumping 1' into the air creates a change in the gravitional pull upon the observer jumping, meaning that for milliseconds they are being pulled by 2.5G meaning that they weigh 2.5x their body weight. Roller coasters use this application to their advantage by making most of the ride 1G, loop-de-loops 0G and the comedown off of a ramp 3G...


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