Articles for tag: Adventure Travel, Race Cars, Roller Coasters

How Many G’s Are You Pulling And How Much Can Your Body Take?

Are you a sucker for fast rides and the G-force that you experience on them? Not me... but my friend is a professional race car driver. Here's what I've learned about gravitational force and its effects on your body. See how many G's astronauts, roller coaster riders, airplane passengers, race car drivers, fighter pilots, and professional stunt pilots typically sustain. Plus, how to experience weightlessness (or zero gravity) yourself!