Back in March, Six Flags introduced the Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast, which is not, contrary to popular belief, an adult film version of Batman & Robin. It's actually the fastest reverse coaster in Texas, and, as the press release specifically pointed out, Missouri.
The press release also promised riders would shoot backwards (at 70 mph) through a 190-foot tunnel, sweep around a 180-degree inversion-thing and climb "200-feet in the air where they will find themselves suspended, dangling in the air, before repeating the entire chilling experience." We just vomited on our jeans reading about it.
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Contributing photographer Mike Mezeul was on hand recently to capture riders just as the ride started. These are some of our favorite shots: