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September 12, 2012

Schlitterbahn Rapids River Voted Second Best New Waterpark Ride

Kansas City, KSSchlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark's new King Kaw Rapids River was voted the "World's Second Best New Waterpark Ride" in the annual Golden Ticket Awards.

Schlitterbahn Kansas City King Kaw Rapids River Ride

Nicknamed the "Academy Awards of the Amusement Park Industry," the Golden Ticket Awards are presented annually by Amusement Today, an international industry magazine based in Arlington, Texas. The winners are determined by the results of an international survey conducted among hundreds of well-traveled enthusiasts and amusement park aficionados.

"We are extremely honored by this distinction," explained Keith Fontenot, general manager for Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark. "Our huge new King Kaw rapids river is thrilling for the entire family and it's great to see that our fans voted this amazing new attraction as one of the best in the world."

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Photo courtesy of Schlitterbahn Waterparks.

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