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Florida Matters: Roller Coasters

Ever wonder exactly what happens to your body when you're on a roller coaster? We are taking you along for the ride at Busch Gardens in Tampa, and talking to a ride engineer and a doctor about how to keep that adrenaline rush safe. Florida Matters producer Lottie Watts and reporter Mary Shedden experience Cheetah Hunt, the longest ride in the park, and Watts braves the 90-degree drop on SheiKra.

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Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

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Dr. Michael LongleyMedical Director at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel
Jeff Hornick Director of Design and Engineering at Busch Gardens Tampa

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Florida Matters tackles tough issues, highlights little-known stories from our part of the world, and provides a greater perspective of what it means to live in the Sunshine State.

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