When you’re eight years old, barreling down a Slip ‘N Slide is terrifying, even in the comfort of your own backyard. To get a similar thrill when you’re older requires bigger risks, but you’ll never convince me to ride this Slip ‘N Slide perched at the edge of a towering cliff.
Every year Paul Borrud builds a massive homebrew Slip N Slide to help celebrate Australia Day, which falls on January 26. (Remember, it’s summer there.) This year’s effort measured almost 330-feet long and ended in a billabong that wasn’t quite large enough to contain most riders as they came rocketing down the slope.…
There is perhaps nothing more American than careening down a massive slip ‘n slide at a former Olympic park wearing a stars and stripes flag cape and a helmet.
Huge, wacky Slip ‘n Slide projects appear around the world every summer. But this wooden creation built into the French countryside appears to be the first to use a beat up old Peugot to launch the rider halfway across a lake. It looks awesome.
According to the youtube description Niklas Daniel and his fellow Brianne Thompson jumped out of a DHC-6 Twin Otter at 5,000ft. landing perfectly on their backs to slide the full length of the waterslide at around 50mph.
Now this is how you enjoy summer. You go to San Francisco, you lay out blue tarp on a city street, you bust open a fire hydrant and you create one of the biggest Slip 'n Slides ever. Oh and you ride that thing down while screaming out of your mind. It's absolutely perfect for a sunny summer day.
Closing streets to cars is one thing—how about flooding them with water and letting people slide down head first? Hundreds of Brits got to do just that when a busy street in Bristol was transformed into a fully operational water slide today. As expected, the photos are absolutely incredible.
British artist Luke Jerram wants to take over a Bristol high street for an afternoon to set up a massive, 90-meter-long wet and wild joyride. Would you give it a try?
How was your summer? Good? Spent some time at the beach? Get a little tan? Whatever because it's about to look so pathetic next to this humungous slip 'n slide. Just look at this monster. It flings you into the air so you can fly and twirl and spin and somersault and twist and enjoy freaking life. Everyone's life goal…
Thought the Slip 'n Slide in your mom's backyard was big? Think again. This half empty reservoir not only makes your sprinkler look inadequate, but also your local pool.
We love our jobs here at Gizmodo. But every once in a while even we find something more interesting than the latest breakthroughs in USB-powered humping animals. Impossible, you say? Not when it comes to a gigantic homemade Slip 'N Slide. It's tough to scale the slides' exact size, but it looks to drop a solid two…