Water-slide enthusiasts at Raging Waters raised $4,617 for charity this weekend by sliding a total of 495 miles during a 24-hour period.
Spokesman Court Rich said the event included dozens of swimmers who secured pledges for the marathon event. Louis Aveytua won first prize for the most money raised, garnering a total of $1,184. Chris Campbell also captured a first-place honor for the most slides, at 603.Rich said participants also climbed a total of 424,645 feet during the event.
The money will be donated to Camp Kostopulous.