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5 sports you can do on your superyacht

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Superyacht skate ramp
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Skateboarding

Few and far between are the modern superyachts which don’t find space for some form of exercise. But, even if you have one of the best superyacht gyms around, when surrounded by stunning views and brilliant sunshine, there’s a lot to be said for working out in the open air. Luckily, there are a whole host of superyacht sports which will let you do just that…

Skateboarding

When X Games skateboard champion Bob Burnquist was invited to take part in Visit California’s global “Dream Big” campaign, the Brazilian superstar came up with a suitably ambitious project: to build the world’s first floating skate-ramp. Teaming up with production designer Jerry Blohm and ramp architect Jeff King, Burnquist’s blueprint was constructed in just four days. The resulting 10 metre long birch and redwood platform features two split ramps and an open-ended grind rail for pulling gnarly tricks into the open water. Blohm is now taking custom orders for those in search of big air on the high seas, and has redesigned this most exclusive of skate parks to incorporate a bathroom, fridge and sundeck to ramp up the fun.

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