(Mashable) The Verrückt water slide at Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City, Kansas, is officially open for business.
Before park visitors go down the slide, they'll have to go up: 264 stairs to a platform higher than the Statue of Liberty and Niagara Falls.
The slide, with a name that means "insane" in German, was officially declared the world's tallest in April. The initial opening date was in May, but the park delayed opening it three times before Thursday.
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