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You'd Have To Be Slightly Insane To Try The Verrückt, The Tallest Water Slide In The World

You got to wait for the drop.

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You've probably tried a water slide before at some point during your life

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The Verrückt is the mother of all water slides, as it is now the fastest and tallest water slide in the world

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The Verrückt is officially the world’s tallest water slide, according to Guinness World Record officials, who confirmed the ride’s height in May. The previous record was held by a water slide at the Águas Quentes Country Club in Rio de Janeiro, named the Kilimanjaro.

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The Verrückt is 51 metres tall and located in Kansas City in the United States

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Here are the facts. The Verrückt is 168 feet and 7 inches tall.

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Located in Kansas City, Schlitterbahn water park has been pushing back the big unveiling of their monster slide (The Verrückt) again and again.

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Just to put that in perspective, the Statue of Liberty is 46 metres tall

The Statue of Liberty (from toes to the tip of the flame) is only 151 feet.

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While the Niagara Falls comes in at 50 metres tall. That's a huge drop.

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Be prepared to climb 267 steps, or 17-storeys high to get to the top of the slide

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You have to climb up 267 steps to get to the top of the 17-story slide.

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How fast will you go? Just imagine speeding on the NKVE at 100KM/H

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It's expected to hit speeds of up to 65 miles-per-hour. And when you ride you must be velcro strapped into a very large raft (which is good because you would have no butt if you did this bare bottomed).

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Located in Kansas City, the Verrückt launches four riders at a time down a near vertical drop at speeds over 65 miles per hour.

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The ride was recently tested using humans as test subjects and it looks terrifying

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Watch how terrifying the ride is:

Before testing with humans, the ride was tested with sandbags, and it failed miserably

PS: The word Verrückt literally means 'insane' in German. Would you try it?

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Can't travel so far to try it? Why not try out the longest island zipline in the world in Sabah! Read about it HERE: