Two years ago, Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resorts' ' Verrückt was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's tallest water slide. Now the Braunfels, Texas,-based firm has done it again. But this time, it's a water coaster earning the title.
As the Houston Chronicle reports, on June 16 representatives from Guinness verified that Schlitterbahn Waterpark's MASSIV water coaster in Galveston is the world's tallest. Measuring 81 feet high, the coaster beat the previous record by 3 feet.
The record-breaking announcement couldn't have been made at a better time. The honor coincides the park's 10-year anniversary in Galveston.
Check out the official measuring celebration.