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July 9, 2014 11:48 AM

First riders on Verrückt at Schlitterbahn love the ‘rush’ (with video)

The ride at Schlitterbahn waterpark in Kansas City, Kan., is set to open to the public on Thursday. “Up at the top, that 168 feet feels like 168 miles,” Steve Larese of USA Today Travel said at Wednesday’s media preview day. “It’s like parachuting.”

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