Michael Troy Richardson, MA, BS in Engineering
Momentum Engineering, LLC
Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering
Ziplines & Trampoline Courts: Physics, engineering, industry standards, safety & rescue procedures, state and local regulations, and testing. Over 70 expert engagements and zipline building projects in over 30 U.S. states; Several more in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Canada; 100% in the last four years.
Mr. Richardson is the President of Momentum Engineering, LLC; he's designed and built aerial adventure rides, and devices since 1988. He is working on a Master's degree at Utah TECH University. Bachelor of Science in Engineering and 30+ semester hours of Physics. Building ziplines for 20+ years, where he has designed, evaluated, and patented multiple safety elements and devices. In 2000, Park City Mountain Resort Zipline designed, testing, prototypes, and Patents for passive braking trolleys, a series of springs as the emergency arrest device, and built the towers for a 4000+ foot long zipline. In 2009 he built and designed his commercial zipline in Spanish Fork, Utah. He has three U.S. Patents for zip line safety trolleys and springs with at least one pending. He is on two advisory and voting committees with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). ASTM F24' Adventure Rides' & ASTM F15' Consumer Products,' and an F2959 Task-group member of F24.61 Aerial Adv...