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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  • unicornalmost 7 years
    havta ride that I love big rides.
    • •o•about 7 years
      that is so COOL!
      • isastarplayerover 7 years
        that seems scary for a person that dosent like the beach like me
        • Rose101over 7 years
          WOW!
          • periubgfvover 7 years
            Does anybody realize it isn't open any more:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(
            • pinkover 7 years
              i wanna do it soooooo bad
              • Renee123over 7 years
                WOW !!!!!!
                • trap queenover 7 years
                  what happend
                  • keepuppys
                    keepuppysalmost 8 years
                    i wanna go on it
                    • coolguy64almost 8 years
                      that slide looks like fun yeah