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Posted: July 07, 2014

For the first time, actual people test world's tallest water slide

By Joe Kelley

The world's tallest waterslide was given a test run by two of its creators.

The Verrukt, which means "go insane", was tested to prove that it is safe.

The slide was set to open Memorial Day at Kansas City Schlitterbahn Water Park, but was postponed after safety concerns.

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Two of the slide's architects posted a video of themselves on the 168-foot ride.

From the YouTube video's description:

Filmed from the GARMIN VIRB Action camera, get a look at the first ride down the Verruckt Waterslide. Featuring waterpark designer Jeff Henry and ride engineer John Schooley -- see the insanity that is responsible for the world's tallest waterslide. www.schlitterbahndg.com