The Verruckt: World's tallest and fastest water slide is the stuff of nightmares

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The Verruckt: World's tallest and fastest water slide is the stuff of nightmares The Verruckt: World's tallest and fastest water slide is the stuff of nightmares Check out the scariest roller coasters in the world: s:playlist?list=PL5_Zg40DC3OG_KmsmWSB4tgi0fZiTOvib The Verruckt Meg-A-Blaster is being called the world's tallest and fastest water slide, and the Kansas City waterpark company building it claims it will shatter existing world records. The new water slide at Schlitterbahn is expected to shatter the current record for height held by the 164-foot high Kilimanjaro in Barra do Pirai, Brazil. Verruckt means "insane" in German, and the slide, is scheduled to debut in May next year and is definitely not for the faint of heart. Adventurous souls must climb an agonizing 264 steps to reach its staggering 17 story-tall top. Four-person rafts will next send them hurdling back down to earth at a minimum speed of 65 mph. The ride includes a five-story hump that shoots riders upwards as a climactic finish to what will no doubt become known as a bowel-loosening attraction. At least there's one important thing thrill seekers won't have to worry about. "There are no wedgies," Winter Prosapio, corporate director of communications at Schlitterbahn told the Los Angeles Times. "Seventeen stories with a wedgie would be really bad." Company officials have been keeping mum on the exact height of the slide until they have a chance to consult with Guinness World Records. -------------------------------------------------------- TomoNews is your daily source for top animated news. We've combined animation and video footage with a snarky personality to bring you the biggest and best stories from around the world. Check out our official website: us.tomonews For news that's fun and never boring, visit our : s:userTomoNewsUS to stay updated on all the top stories: subscription_center?add_user=TomoNewsUS Stay connected with us here: TomoNewsUS tomonewsus TomoNewsUS + gplus.toTomoNewsUS -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" s:watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- nma,educational,verruckt meg-a-blaster,politics,taiwanese animators,verruckt,fastest water slide,water slide accidents,tallest waterslide in the world,water slide,news & politics,news,education,water slide fails,next media animation