World’s Largest Waterslide teased with new POV video

KANSAS CITY – Taller than Niagara Falls and the Statue of Liberty, the 168’7” tall Verrückt (German for insane) at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark is getting set to open.


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The opening date has been pushed back several times due to the fact that the test rafts (filled with sandbags) have been taking flight. This promoted engineers to tear down half of the ride and reconfigure some of its angles at a cost of $1 million.”We’ll take embarrassment before putting someone in the slide when it is not ready,” she said Schlitterbahn spokeswoman Winter Prosapio earlier this week when facing media over the most recent delay.

However, they seem to be close with this latest video being released of the designer performing the first human test.

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