ARLINGTON, Texas , May 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast was introduced at Six Flags Over Texas today with the ultimatecool dude, Vanilla Ice, performing in concert to officiallycelebrate the ride's grand opening. After his performance, VanillaIce grabbed a front row seat on the park's newest twist on one ofits most popular thrill rides. Members of Big Brothers Big Sistersof North Texas were also on hand to enjoy the inaugural ride. |
Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast sends riders backwards through a 190-foot tunnel, into a180-degree inversion then climbing more than 200-feet in the airwhere they will find themselves suspended, dangling in the air,before repeating the entire chilling experience. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, pleasevisit: mnr/55951-mr-freeze-reverse-blast-launches-at-six-flags-st-louis "I am an adrenaline junkie. As a kid I always loved jumping on thebiggest and fastest ride at Six Flags Over Texas," said VanillaIce.
"I was really excited to perform and then ride Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast . The backwards launch and going up the tower facing straight downis a real rush." Thrill seekers will notice additional ride enhancements includingnew logos on the cars, an updated entrance and new graphics on thetunnel. Six Flags is delivering this new and innovative twist on an alreadypopular roller coaster in two of its parks. Mr.
Freeze: Reverse Blast opened to the public at Six Flags St. Louis on May 5 . Both rides continue to feature the original MR. FREEZE theme,patterned after Batman's cold-hearted nemesis in the DC Comics Batman series. As guests take the chilling walk through "Snowy's Cones,"an old abandoned ice cream warehouse that secretly doubles as thefavorite hideout of this "Villain of Chillin," the anticipationbuilds for Mr.
Freeze's iciest revenge. Riders strap into one ofthe 20-passenger seats and take off on the reverseride-of-a-lifetime, covering nearly 1,500-feet of track atspine-chilling speeds of up to 70 mph - making it the fastestreverse roller coaster ride in both Texas and Missouri . About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world's largest regionaltheme park company with $1.0 billion in revenue and 19 parks across the United States , Mexico and Canada . For more than 50 years, Six Flags has entertained millions offamilies with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters,Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park. For more information, visit sixflags.com.
Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/sixflagsovertx Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/sixflags/sixflagsovertexas About Warner Bros. Consumer Products Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. EntertainmentCompany, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandisingorganizations in the world. About DC Entertainment DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman,Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman,Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged withstrategically integrating its content across Warner Bros.Entertainment and Time Warner.
DC Entertainment works in concertwith many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories andcharacters across all media, including but not limited to film,television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactivegames. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels andmagazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largestEnglish-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012 , DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and TimeWarner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes - a giving campaignfeaturing the iconic Justice League super heroes - to raise awareness and funds to fight the hungercrisis in the Horn of Africa.
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