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Six Flags Opens Reverse Roller Coaster Ride in Texas, Missouri

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Two new roller coaster thrill rides have been added in the West for visitors to enjoy this summer of 2012.

Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast is now open at Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas located in Arlington, Texas.

Both rides continue to feature the original Mr. Freeze theme, patterned after Batman's cold-hearted nemesis in the DC Comics Batman series.

mrfreezeThrill seekers will notice additional ride enhancements including new logos on the cars, an updated entrance portal and new graphics on the tunnel.

The adventure begins with a chilling walk through "Snowy's Cones," an old abandoned ice cream warehouse that secretly doubles as the favorite hideout of this "Villain of Chillin."

By the time riders discover that "Snowy's Cones" isn't an ordinary ice cream factory, it's too late! Mr. Freeze is behind the controls of his iciest revenge - the coolest coaster on the planet.

Riders strap into one of the 20-passenger seats and take off on the reverse ride-of-a-lifetime, covering nearly 1,500-feet of track at spine-chilling speeds of up to 70 mph, making it the fastest reverse roller coaster ride in Texas and Missouri.

Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast sends riders backwards through a 190-foot tunnel, into a 180-degree inversion, then climbs more than 200-feet in the air where they will find themselves suspended, dangling in the air, before repeating the entire chilling experience.

Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast was introduced at Six Flags St. Louis by St. Louis Cardinal and World Series MVP David Freese.

"I have been coming to Six Flags since I was a kid and the roller coasters have always been my favorite," said Freese. "I was really excited to ride Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast. The backwards launch and experience of going up the tower facing straight down is a real rush."

For more information, visit
www.sixflags.com .

 
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