We're trotting the globe and riding the world's most extreme water rides. From the world's tallest slide in Brazil to the world's largest indoor waterpark in Germany - we're getting wet and counting down the world's best rides.
Go behind-the-scenes of the making of the world's tallest water slide - Schlitterbahn's Verruckt in Kansas City, KS. At 168-feet, 7 inches, Verruckt is the Guinness World Record holder for the tallest water slide on the planet.
Ride the world's most extreme water rides. From a slide deep in the jungles of Costa Rica, to plunging 90-feet down a near vertical drop into a shark tank in Thailand, to the world's tallest and fastest waterside in Kansas -- we're counting down the world's best water rides.
Xtreme Waterparks traveled halfway around the world for an exclusive look at the longest waterslide on Earth, a temporary installation that stretched across 2,000 feet of New Zealand’s beautiful landscape. From explosions to rogue sheep, watch slide creator Jimi Hunt meet crazy challenges on his way to achieving his epic goal.
Jeff Henry is back, and what he does will blow your mind. Not satisfied with holding the record for the world's tallest slide, he will try to break it again while opening the newest Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Corpus Christi, TX. When you're with Jeff, the madness always continues.
"Xtreme Waterparks" gets exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the arrival of the world's longest water slide in America! Slide owner Jimi Hunt takes his insane 2,000-foot-long slide from a New Zealand sheep farm to a treacherous American ski slope located right in New Jersey's famed Action Park. Sprawling at nearly half a mile, this monster slide is the first of its kind and this is the first attempt to build it on a ski slope. To ensure no riders go flying off into the open hillside, Hunt and Action Park owners and engineers work around the clock to carefully assemble all twenty 100-foot sections in time for the first human test day - which is also an epic press day with a live national broadcast and a visit from Guinness World Records. The pressure mounts when an unexpected glitch in the slide is discovered and the team must work through the night to fix it. Will the world's longest waterslide be able to conquer New Jersey?
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