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05/07/2014 07:18 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

This Artist Turned A Major Street In Bristol Into A Huge Water Slide

That's no street -- that's a slip 'n' slide!

So it was Sunday, when some 360 people in Bristol, England, went careening down Park Street on a 300-foot homemade water slide.

The slide, a crowd-funded project by artist Luke Jerram, was built from little more than plastic sheets, hay bales, water and a dash of liquid soap.

"If you look at photographs in the 1900s you see these beautiful empty streets with all the kids playing out." Jerram said to the BBC, explaining part of his inspiration for the slide. "It's an extraordinary thing and all that has been taken away."

According to NPR,nearly 100,000 people applied to take a run down the slide -- unfortunately, only 360 riders ultimately got to take the plunge.

h/t Good News Network

Check out photos of the event, below:

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