Zipline Expert Witnesses

Zipline expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on zipline. The zipline expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accident Reconstruction, Aquatics Safety, Athletics & Recreation, Human Factors, and Risk Management.

Michael R Smith AdventureSmith, Inc.

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Athletics & Recreation, Risk Management - zipline, zip lines, zipline accident, zipline braking, zipline brake system, zipline construction, zipline death, zipline safety, residential/backyard zipline, zipline standards, aerial adventure course, aerial adventure course standards, ropes course, challenge course, climbing, ACCT, ASTM, NAARSO
Michael R. Smith is an industry-leading adventure tour operator and business consultant with more than 28 years of experience designing, developing, and operating zip line canopy tours, aerial adventure parks, and traditional challenge course programs. Smith serves as the managing partner of ArborTrek Canopy Adventures (https://arbortrek.com), an award-winning zip line canopy tour and aerial adventure park operator based in northern Vermont, and President of AdventureSmith, Inc. (https://adventuresmithinc.com), a niche consultancy offering risk management consulting, staff training and development services, technical inspections, adventure program audits, and business development services to zip line and adventure tour operators. Smith holds degrees in Wilderness Leadership from Prescott College (1998) and a Masters in Training and Development from Oakland University (2004). He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies as a business consultant, authored and published climbin...

Jeff Borba, AWS CWI/CWE, NAARSO III, PRI, COT, CMT, CAT PRECISIONEERING

Reno, Nevada
Athletics & Recreation, Aquatics Safety - Amusement Ride Inspector/Auditor, Theme Park Attractions/Rides, Welding/NDT, Zipline, Manufacturer Audits, ASTM F24 Safety Audit, Water Park, Accident/Incident Investigation, Inspections, Aerial Adventure Challenge Course, Canopy Tours, QA/QC Requirements
Jeff Borba is an expert in the amusement ride industry with over 27 years of experience. Jeff owns and operates Precisioneering, a Veteran-owned auditing and consulting company. He has experience with a multitude of different types of amusement rides including coasters, simulators, portable rides, ziplines, water parks, slides, etc. His previous positions include; Manager/Director of Maintenance, Operations & Engineering, Ride Auditor/Inspector and Maintenance Technician. Jeff's qualifications include; -Amusement Standards Subcommittee Chairman of ASTM F24.30 “Inspection and Maintenance” -Task Group Leader of ASTM F24 F2974 “Auditing Amusement Rides and Devices” -Task Group Leader of ASTM F24.90 “Evolution Task Group” -Task Group Member of F2959 "Aerial Adventures" -Task Group Member of F1193 "Quality, Manufacture and Construction of Amusement Rides" -Secretary of National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO) -AIMS Professional Ride Inspector (PRI) Level III -NA...

Jason A. Young, B.E.Sc., M.A.Sc., P.Eng. Advantage Forensics Inc.

Toronto, Ontario
Accident Reconstruction, Human Factors - Biomechanics, Bicycles, Aquatics Safety, Fraud, Intellectual Property, Premises Liability, Mechanical Engineering, Products Liability, Snow Sports, Slip Trip & Fall, Waterparks, Warnings & Labels, Zipline, Segway, Nighttime Visibility, Playground Accidents, Winter Maintenance, Trampoline, Waterslide
Full complement of forensic, academic, research & courtroom experience: - 2500 investigations, 1500 reports for trial, 22 publications, over 20 trials, extensive teaching to academia & law conferences, 10 media appearances as forensic expert - outstanding trial record for both civil & criminal cases - VOTED #1 EXPERT WITNESS firm for Accident Investigation & Reconstruction in Canada Additional niche specialty areas of expertise: wheelchair, scooter, Segway, snowmobile, waterpark, trampoline, ladder & sports accidents Coursework in Human Factors, Dynamics, Biomechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Mechanical Design & Physiology Qualified at Court as an expert in: - Human Factors - Collision Reconstruction - Collision Avoidance - Nighttime Visibility - Biomechanics - Signage & Warnings - Waterslide Design - Slips, Trips & Falls - Bicycle Collisions - Mechanical Engineering Personally trained over 50 forensic investigators to date Certified Level 2 Zipline Inspector from 2013 to 2021 ...