You Can Now Take A Virtual Ride Down The World’s Tallest Waterslide

Woah.

Thanks to a new POV video, you can take a virtual ride down the world’s tallest waterslide. Try it below.

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The German name of the ride is Verrückt , which translate to “insane”.

The ride, standing at a record-breaking 140ft tall, is set to shortly open at the Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas, US. The ride is taller than the Niagra Falls.

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For anyone wanting to ride the waterslide, they have to climb 264 steps and then be strapped into a four person raft below plummeting down the slide at 62 miles her hour.

No date has been set for its opening. Despite construction delays, Winter Prosapio, a director at Schlitterbahn, says that their crews are working hard to finish the project. He added: “We’re going to try to stay away from a date at this point.”

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Rossalyn Warren is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
 
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