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Cody Simpson Receives a Skittles-Covered Longboard Prior To Touring

 - Aug 31, 2011
References: facebook & foodbeast
Australian pop sensation Cody Simpson was recently presented with a Skittles-covered longboard before heading out on his first world tour. The longboard's deck is covered entirely in original-flavored Skittles. These small candies cover both the top and the bottom of the longboard, while its wheels and and grip-tape portion are not.

Whether or not Cody Simposon will actually be able to ride the Skittles-covered longboard, it will certainly succeed in satisfying any sweet tooth. These tiny treats have been organized in a playful pattern on the longboard, making it difficult to initially realizing that it is a deck made out of candy.

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