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WhiteWater West: Calypso Wins Top Spot for World’s Best Waterpark


Calypso Waterpark, near Ottawa, Canada, is making splashy headlines internationally for recently being named World’s Best Waterpark by MSN Travel! Calypso outshone Schillerbahn Waterpark, which has a long-standing reputation for being the World’s Best Waterpark.

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This summer, Calypso expanded its already successful waterpark with its newest attraction The Summit Tower, a 90 foot (28 meter) tower featuring 10 new waterslide attractions – all designed, engineered, manufactured and installed by WhiteWater.

When Sylvain Lauzon, Calypso’s Executive Vice President, recently rode one of the four 90 foot high speed Accelerators (see image above) he told us “This is the most thrilling ride I’ve taken on a waterslide yet!”

The Summit Tower, now officially the tallest free-standing waterslide tower in North America, also features two iconic AquaLoopsTM (see image above) – the first dueling AquaLoopsTM in the world intertwined to form a waterslide pretzel!

“WhiteWater is a proud Canadian company, so it is a great accomplishment for us to have been integral in the creation of Calypso Waterpark- not only the nation’s best – but now the world’s best waterpark according to a prestigious source like MSN Travel!” Says Geoff Chutter, WhiteWater’s CEO. “2011 has been an exciting year for WhiteWater as we’re celebrating our 30th year anniversary and this announcement makes it that much better”.

About WhiteWater West, The Waterpark Company

Established in 1980, WhiteWater has over 450 employees and is a vertically integrated supplier of the most successful waterpark attractions in the world.  Specializing in waterslides, AquaPlayTM multi-level interactive play structures, wave-generating equipment and Prime Play soft modular play systems and family adventure parks, our award winning products and industry leading technology are at more than 4, 000 projects worldwide. Our depth of expertise includes park planning, engineering, manufacturing and installation. Markets include indoor and outdoor waterparks, hotels and resorts, amusement and theme parks, cruise ships, speciality markets and municipal aquatic facilities.

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Lesley Baker, Senior Marketing Manager

Tel: +1-604-273-1068

Fax: +1-604-273-4518

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