Schlitterbahn announces Massiv, the world's tallest water coaster

Posted Thursday, February 4, 2016 3:43 PM | Contributed by Jeff

As Schlitterbahn Waterpark gets ready to celebrate 10 years in Galveston, the company has announced the construction of the world's tallest water coaster on the island. Called MASSIV, the German word for "massive," the water coaster remains a bit of a mystery since its opening day has not been set and its exact height won't be announced until spring, the company said Wednesday in a news release.

Read more and see photos from The Houston Chronicle.

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:13 PM

...so they put a regular-sized water coaster on stilts to make it the world's largest. :)

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Friday, February 5, 2016 1:09 PM

" Called MASSIV, the German word for "massive,"...

I don't know why that line made me laugh...

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Friday, February 5, 2016 8:48 PM

PhantomTails said:

...so they put a regular-sized water coaster on stilts to make it the world's largest. :)

Well yeah....and the slide has a larger vertical displacement and a presumably higher speed as a result.

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