World's Largest Skateboard Ramp

In 2006, professional Bob Burnquist built a skateboard ramp in his backyard. But it's not just any skate ramp ... the $280,000 mega ramp is 8-story tall and longer than a football field! (It has an acrobat's net to um, save a skateboarder from plunging to certain death)

On a recent sunny afternoon, the ramp's owner, Bob Burnquist, a renowned 30-year-old professional skateboarder from Brazil, peered over the side to treetops below and said: ''I'm not afraid of falling. I'm afraid I might jump.''

That mind-set helps on the Mega Ramp, where skaters reach speeds of up to 55 miles an hour and soar like stuntmen.

Approximately 360 feet long, the ramp is 75 feet high at its apex.
That is where riders begin their run, speeding down a 180-foot-long roll-in to a ramp that launches them across a 70-foot gap with trapeze netting below. Landing on a 27-foot sloped section, they then boost up to 50 feet above the ground from a 30-foot quarterpipe. A shorter route begins with a 55-foot-tall platform leading to a 50-foot gap, and the 30-foot quarterpipe.

Links: NY Times article by Matt Higgins | YouTube Link - via Ride Legend


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I was looking for Ramps for our property ,I saw this ,forum and ,contacted David ,via this post . and wanted to add my own comment ,Thank you all who mentioned him , , Gavriloff Construction , old school Builder who Rocks !!! he is a freeking animal , 3 days start to finish i had 2 16ft x 32ft huge half pipes and a few ramp to funbox type set ups , he uses a skatelite product for the finish they are sweet ,, Good Job Guys ,, for reference or pics of our home ramps e mail me SebastiniWinebottler@yahoo.com happy to Show off their handy work .
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Dave Gavriloff .Owner Gavriloff Construction company , built for us a custom wooden 1/2 pipe and fun box ,for our two boys for x mas .

we ordered them on thurs and two days later he delivered them and installed them at our santarosa home . we are so pleased with him and recomend him to anyone, fast, reliable and professionally built.

my husband is so pleased with this 1/2 pipe superior quality of his building and at the great price , we got several quotes from other local builders several were more than twice the cost ,of what Gavriloff charged . We are going to see if he will build for us a deck and gazebo. thank you to him and his crew.x mas will be a blast now our yard is a dream yard .thanks to Gavriloff Construction.
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David Gavriloff building custom skateboarding ramps for his two boys payton gavriloff and his youngest dalton gavriloff , right on his own property , possibly the largest private wooden skate board park i have ever seen besides the insane ramps of bob burnquist , this guy builds any custom ramp you can imagine ,,, he is the best bar none ,, thaanks to him and his pro team of quality builders , taking ramp building to the next level , transform your back yard to a park ,, like no one else ,, thanks to him ,,keep it up !!
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