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.
Contributing photographer Mike Mezeul was on hand recently to capture riders just as the ride started. These are some of our favorite shots:
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