From the world's tallest slide in Rio de Janeiro to a high-speed gravity-defying water ride in Orlando, Fla., ``Xtreme Waterparks'' showcases attractions that thrill even the biggest adrenaline junkies. Each episode features four crazy, over-the-top and fabulous water slides -- three in the United States and one at an international location -- highlight other great attractions around the world, and introduce extreme thrill seekers who dare to take the plunge.
Let loose at the world's first grownups-only water park in Mallorca, Spain, then head across the pond to Waco, Texas, to ride BSR Cable Park's newest addition before catching some G's spinning though Beech Bend's Cyclone Saucers.
Ride through the belly of Aquaconda in Dubai before Typhoon Texas makes landfall in Katy, Texas. Then take in the views at the Citta del Mare Hotel as their toboggan to the sea drops you straight into the Mediterranean.
In the Netherlands, a US rock band takes a break from their tour for water park fun before a group of gym rats head outdoors to Mother Nature's waterslide in Asheville, North Carolina. Meanwhile the Kaleid-o-Slide brings a splash of color in Athens, Greece.
In Italy, people tweet, post and like every video of Aqualandia's newest attraction. Back stateside in Myrtle Beach, Turbo Twisters' pitch-black tubes keep riders guessing while surfing buddies check out the world's largest surf lagoon in Wales.
Speed is the name of the game on Velocity Peak in Athol, Idaho, while Blackbeard gets his revenge aboard Carowinds newest attraction. And things get down and dirty in Cork, Ireland, at the West Cork Secret mud slide
Riders take flight on Slip N Fly just off the beaches of Thailand, while thrill seekers experience manmade Class 4 rapids within Oklahoma City's limits. And a 56-foot drop slide has Norse warriors trembling in fear in Denmark.
The adrenaline-filled ride begins off the southern tip of Portugal, where thrill seekers take on one of the tallest, heart-pumping drops on the planet. The adventure continues in Louisville, Kentucky, where a spin on one of the world's first water coasters, with its snaking high bank turns, blasts riders through more than 900-feet of enclosed tunnels and thrilling hills at speeds topping 30 mph.
Roller Derby teammates go for the gold in Utah, while friends test their mettle walking with sharks in the Bahamas before taking a plunge through their tank. And a couple swing like Tarzan on a 34-foot floating adult playground in Texas.
Friends say goodbye by going upside down on a six-story aqualoop tower in Australia. Then lifelong parkgoers take on a giant funnel in Brazil while three friends feel the rhythm and rhyme on a slide inspired by the Jamaican bobsled team.
Friends visit the world's tallest inflatable slide in Australia while expats explore underground caves filled with glowworms in New Zealand. And couples slide down a 100-foot waterfall in Brazil.
Slither down a one-of-a-kind waterslide in the middle of the Las Vegas desert.
Surf the 180-degree Wave Oz in Brazil and ride down America's tallest twin body slide.
Take a ride on the wicked curves at a zeppelin-hangar-turned-water-park in Germany.
Feel like a kid again at an adrenaline-filled playground in Austria.
Longtime friends climb a near-vertical, eight-story raft wall in Veracruz, Mexico, while gym buddies duke it out Down Under on an inflatable obstacle course. And dancers drop like it's hot down a 70-foot slide in Phoenix, Arizona.
Zookeepers rappel down a massive 10-story waterfall near Sydney, Australia while dancers flip upside-down a drop slide in Tlaquiltenango, Mexico. And the Tampa Bay Storm cheerleading team hits a 50-foot raft wall in Florida.
A water park first-timer flies through a 60-foot tornado in Australia while two couples scream up and down the body of a giant snake in the jungles of Guatemala. And close friends flow down a slide that Mother Nature's been working on for eons.
A couple hangs ten down twin drop slides in Palm Springs, California, while identical twins get swept away on a seven-story enclosed waterslide in Sydney, Australia. And newlyweds transform into mermaids in Spring Hill, Florida.
Workout buddies pull themselves over the edge of one of the most terrifying freefall rides in Texas while gorgeous expats take a ride down the longest waterslide in Thailand. And four friends surrender to the gods in Mexico.
Expats go primal at a dinosaur-themed water park in Khon Kaen, Thailand, while friends ride the beast in Santa Claus, Indiana. And international students experience the true power of a sonic shock wave in San Antonio, Texas.