Head-First Mat Racing Slides
Infinity Racers, a multi-million dollar pair of head-first, enclosed, eight-story tall racing mat slides is the latest in the Schlitterbahn family of record-breaking water rides. With numerous innovations in terms of design, height, and length, Infinity Racers is slated to become one of the great waterpark rides in the world.
Location: Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston Island
Built by: Schlitterbahn and WhiteWater West
Height: 75 feet tall
Ride Length: 696 feet long
Ride Type: Head-first mat slide, almost fully enclosed
Budget: Closely held secret, but it’s a multi-million dollar slide
Number of Slides: Two slides. Orbiter features rings of multicolored fiberglass and is deep space blue at the start; Galaxy features dashes of multicolored fiberglass and is astronaut ice cream pink at the start.
Color: Event horizon green, deep space blue, astronaut ice cream pink with multicolored fiberglass rings and dashes.
Tower: The existing eight-story tower already has three slides – two intertwining orange and green slides (Screaming Serpents) and one high thrill body slide (Cliff Hanger). Infinity Racers will be added to the top level of the tower.
Stair lite: The tower has a total of 19 stairs, it is primarily a spiral sloping ramp.
Cool Ride Features: Fully enclosed for 85% of the ride with natural light effects from multi-colored fiberglass.