by Bryan Curtis / Photographs by Kevin Cooley / Illustrations by L-Dopa
Published: September 9, 2014
Henry built rivers that were faster and meaner: They had rapids, eddies, small waterfalls. In 2011, he created The Falls, a ride that runs seven-tenths of a mile and now stands as the longest tubing ride in the world. I rode it one afternoon, starting in one of the shallow “beaches” that serve as entrances and exits. The river was filled with empty inner tubes — Schlitterbahn was among the first water parks that didn’t charge for rentals.
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