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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  • Rose101Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 1:14 pm
    WOW!
    • periubgfvFriday, September 4, 2015 at 9:02 am
      Does anybody realize it isn't open any more:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(
      • pinkFriday, September 4, 2015 at 6:11 am
        i wanna do it soooooo bad
        • Renee123Monday, June 29, 2015 at 3:02 pm
          WOW !!!!!!
          • trap queenMonday, May 18, 2015 at 5:02 am
            what happend
            • keepuppys
              keepuppysWednesday, April 29, 2015 at 4:05 am
              i wanna go on it
              • coolguy64Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 1:29 pm
                that slide looks like fun yeah
                • keepuppys
                  keepuppysWednesday, April 29, 2015 at 4:05 am
                  i agree coolguy64
                • wildizy
                  wildizyMonday, March 30, 2015 at 8:53 am
                  wow my mom never lets me get muddy like that so i know i would injoy this slide!
                  • cmoo8855
                    cmoo8855Friday, March 13, 2015 at 5:49 pm
                    I really want to go!!!!!!!!!!
                    • lollipopMonday, February 9, 2015 at 8:57 am
                      i really wanna go!!!!!!!!!!!!!