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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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).

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

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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