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Giant Skateboard Fools Skeptics

This massive super skateboard looks fake, but it's the real deal.

This massive super skateboard looks fake, but it's the real deal.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 1:00 GMT

UPLAND, Calif. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – If you see a humongous skateboard riding down the street next to you, it’s not an optical illusion.

Joe Ciaglia of California Skateparks in Upland, California, has built a mega-beast of a skateboard and is touring the four- wheeled monstrosity across America.

The board stands at close to four feet tall, more than eight feet wide, and more than 36 feet long, so understandably, it’s hard to believe for some people.

Spokesperson Scott Rice says folks online insist that the skateboard is fake or that videos showing people riding it are doctored.

He explains, “Because it’s such a well-scaled replica, a lot of people think it’s a computer-generated illusion. They think we shrunk the people down so the board looks big.”

However, Rice assures it’s the real deal and says the super skateboard is even available for rental. Those who are “serious” can even have their very own one built for them.

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