The Art of The Rollercoaster Selfie

Folks enjoying a ride on a rollercoaster in Vienna, Austria.
Folks enjoying a ride on a rollercoaster in Vienna, Austria. –Roland Schlager/EPA

Is there an art to balancing your cellphone while posing for a selfie on a moving rollercoaster? If so, these folks have mastered it.

The rider: Sean Mirus

Selfie spot: Universal Studios, Florida

Hashtag we liked: #donttrythisathome

The rider: STUD

Selfie spot: Six Flags Great America

Hashtag we liked: #nocare

The rider: Jewl Elwell

Selfie spot: Unknown

Hashtag(s) we liked: #cateye #eyes #lips

The rider: tuk

Selfie spot: Unknown

Hashtag we liked: None

The rider: Ajay

Selfie spot: Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Hashtag we liked: #nofilter

The rider: Brandon

Selfie spot: Unknown

Hashtag we liked: #happyy

The rider: Jessica Olsen

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Selfie spot: Six Flags

Hashtag we liked: None

The rider: E-J Evans

Selfie spot: Thorpe Park, England

Hashtag we liked: #StuckOnRollerCoasterSelfie

And they’re even managing to shoot video!

The rider: Micah Beckwith

Selfie spot: Unknown

Hashtag we liked: Not a hashtag but the “ah!’’ warranted 16 h’s and six exclamation points: “Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!’’

Have you ever taken a rollercoaster selfie?

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