Video Of The Week - World's Longest Water Slide Was Open . . . Only Two Days!

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When charities are trying to raise money, they usually do it with mundane things like selling raffles, holding auctions or having bake sales - But not two New Zealand residents, who lived up to their life's motto of 'living more awesome' by constructing the world's longest and muddiest water slide - A 650 meter (2,132 feet) monster - All to raise awareness and funds for people suffering from depression.

The best part is that Jimi Hunt and Dan Drupstee did not spend millions, nor bring in a massive construction crew to pour concrete, but instead, built the slide by carving up a steep slope inside a private cattle grazing ranch located outside Auckland,using an excavator and two shovels.

The only downside to this of course, is that the luge-trench style slide that also featured a tunnel, was not permanent. In fact, it only remained open for two days during the weekend of February 23rd as part of a festival, after which the hole was filled up and the field, handed back to the rightful owners - The cud chewing cattle!

Resources: Huffingtonpost.com, Dailymail.co.uk

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  • kotlcfitzphie12
    kotlcfitzphie12Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 11:48 am
    Awesome!
    • bsc
      bscWednesday, December 2, 2020 at 11:40 am
      Wow!
      • jkbear
        jkbearWednesday, December 2, 2020 at 8:39 am
        cool
        • daniela43347
          daniela43347Friday, March 13, 2020 at 10:10 am
          I WANT TO GO ON THIS SLIDE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
          • TyThursday, December 20, 2018 at 1:50 pm
            Awsome
            • macyqiu
              macyqiuTuesday, October 9, 2018 at 3:47 am
              slime?
              • someoneSunday, January 21, 2018 at 10:06 am
                The videos won't play
                • its-funnehcake
                  its-funnehcakeSunday, January 21, 2018 at 8:42 am
                  Thats cool because i am selling free slime only
                  • skyflower121
                    skyflower121Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:01 am
                    How are you going to sell it to us though? I live in Europe, I'm just guessing that u live in America.
                  • parthy21dabb
                    parthy21dabbThursday, October 13, 2016 at 11:40 am
                    I need to ride that
                    • parthy21dabb
                      parthy21dabbThursday, October 13, 2016 at 11:35 am
                      Want to go and do it. NOW!