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The World's Tallest Waterslide Looks as Terrifying As It Sounds

The World's Tallest Waterslide Looks as Terrifying As It Sounds

Just how insane is the record-setting waterslide currently being erected at the Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark? Let's just say they didn't name it Verruckt (that's German for "insane") for nothing.

The World's Tallest Waterslide Looks as Terrifying As It Sounds

Dubbed "the world’s tallest, fastest and most extreme waterslide," the VERRUCKT MEG-A-BLASTER will reportedly "tower" over the current tallest waterslide — Brazil's 134.5-foot tall "Insano."

The final height will be formally announced once construction has been completed.

Not insane enough for you? You might think differently once you're "speed sliding" down the Verruckt at over 65 miles per hour with three of your buddies.

That's right: The Meg-A-Blaster is a four-person raft slide with an extra hump thrown in for good measure.

Announced last year and originally slated to open this year, the project is now expected to be completed in time for Opening Day 2014.

"This new MEG-A-BLASTER speed-slide is going to wow our guests and is going to be a game changer for our industry," Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeff Henry said in a statement. "Our greatest challenge will be to find thrill seekers brave enough to ride."

The World's Tallest Waterslide Looks as Terrifying As It Sounds

[photo via Wheat City via Reddit via Geekologie, MidwestInfoGuide]

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