Riders are propelled by jets of water as the go over a hump while riding the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being slated to open May 23.

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Photos: World’s Tallest Waterslide

The world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide opened to the…