Behold the insane 17-story waterslide coming to Schlitterbahn, Kansas

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Schlitterbahn, a water park in Kansas City, Kan., is building the tallest, fastest water slide in the world.

The Verrückt (which means “insane” in German) Meg-A-Blaster will make its debut next May when the park opens. The company recently shared photos and video of construction of the new 17-story thrill slide.

On the ride, four-person rafts will plummet down from the tower and speed across a five-story hill.

Schlitterbahn is a family-owned and operated company based in New Braunfels, Texas. Schlitterbahn began its first park, Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, in 1979. Since then, Schlitterbahn has developed three waterparks located in Texas and one in Kansas City, Kan.

Verrückt – KC 2014 from Schlitterbahn Waterparks on Vimeo.

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