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Bob Burnquist's Mega Ramp

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: • References: query.nytimes & neatorama
Pro skateboarder Bob Burnquist may have a 30-year career under his belt, but one skate park will never lose its luster--the Mega Ramp he completed in his Southern California backyard.

At eight stories high and over 100 yards long, Bob Burnquist's backyard ramp is the world's largest. It was built with support from Burnquist's apparel sponsors, Oakley and Hurley, and cost $280,000 to create. Since the Mega Ramp opened in late September, only one person besides Burnquist has attempted it: Mega Ramp pioneer Danny Way. Many of Burnquist's skater buddies prefer to wait until after the season to partake in this perilous thrill ride.

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