Joe Gantner http://iowapublicradio.org en Amusement Park Attendance & Life-Saving Story http://iowapublicradio.org/post/amusement-park-attendance-life-saving-story <p>Join host Ben Kieffer as he talks with Tom Schrier of Iowa State University about his work studying how new attractions influence attendance rates at amusement parks.&nbsp; Then, on July 9, 2011, Joe Gantner of Cedar Rapids set-off on a 100-mile training ride for RAGBRAI. About four miles into the trip his heart stopped and he lost consciousness.&nbsp; Ben talks with Joe Gatner about the remarkable story of how he survived the ordeal and is now preparing for this year&rsquo;s bicycle ride across Iowa. RAGBRAI director T.J. Thu, 10 May 2012 18:30:19 +0000 Ben Kieffer 1327 at http://iowapublicradio.org