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World’s Most Expensive Skateboard

/ June 5, 2014

The most expensive skateboard in the world is made of pure gold. This 99.999 percent electro-plated gold skateboard costs a staggering $15,000. It comes with a pair of cotton archival gloves. This is to protect the mirror finish from getting smudged.

This unique skateboard is designed by avid skateboarder Matthew Willet. It literally glows when placed inside a room. It was designed for the skateboard shop SHUT, which is based in New York.

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Photo: Caters News Agency

Matthew Willet took several attempts to design this beauty. There was lot of trial and error involved in the process. He has chosen to keep the process a secret. This wonderful skateboard is 31.5 inches long and 8 inches wide. It is 80 percent heavier than the regular models.

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This skateboard is fully functional. It works like any other skateboard. However, whoever buys this awesome piece of art may like to preserve it. Well, you never know! There may be people in this wonderful world of ours, who would be happy to ride on a gold skateboard!

Photo: Caters News Agency

Photo: Caters News Agency