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World’s Tallest Waterslide Opens In USA

07 July 2014 James Nash

World’s Tallest Waterslide Opens In USA

World’s Tallest Waterslide Opens In USA


Love an adrenaline rush? Then you’d better book your ticket to Kansas in the USA, where the world’s tallest waterslide is due to open this month.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City will add the all-new Verruckt waterslide to its list of attractions, which already includes several waterslides, a man-made beach, tube slides, rivers, rapids and waterfalls.

Visitors who are game enough to take a ride on the Verruckt, which stands at 51 metres high (taller than Niagara Falls!), will experience a near vertical drop to the ground before being whisked back up to the height of a five-storey building. And then another huge drop awaits them on the other side!

This is definitely a ride that needs to be done with someone that will hold your hand and scream all the way down with you; thankfully everyone is strapped into a four-person raft before being pushed down the slide.

Verruckt has already been verified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest waterslide in the world and riders can expect to reach speeds of 104kph.

This video shows you what you can expect from this thrilling ride. Watch it if you dare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdKI6WS7ghE


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