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It has been a long wait, but Schlitterbahn Kansas City has finally revealed that the height of Verruckt is the aforementioned 168 feet, 7 inches. That makes the ride the tallest of its kind in the world, and that has quickly been verified for the park by Guinness Book of World Records.
|The view from the top © Mark Holland|
The new slide is still being tested, so a final speed is not yet been determined. If the testing process goes as planned, the new slide with open at Schlitterbahn Kansas City on May 23rd.
For more photos of the ride and the official ceremony, check out this story from MidwestInfoGuide.