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Bob Burnquist: Defying gravity with a skateboard

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In one of the more astonishing viral videos ever made with a skateboard, watch Bob Burnquist as he demonstrates that, with practice and safety gear, you can perhaps defy gravity for a moment or two.

This updated video from Oakley showcases the attention and teamwork that goes into Bob Burnquist’s helicopter skateboard tricks on his backyard ‘Dreamland’ MegaRamp in Vista, California.

burnquist dropping in on the ramp
burnquist landing on the ramp

Also, helicopters.

via Kottke. Thanks, @dontcallmedarth.

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