Skateboard used by Lane Segerstrom to set a Guiness World Record

Description (Brief)
Skateboard made from recycled corn products and was used by the donor, Lane Segerstrom to break the Guinness World Record for fastest speed on a towed skateboard of 78.1 mph formerly held by Danny Way. The CornBoard is made from a bio mass known as corn stover which consists of all the left over stalks and leaves after corn has been harvested. Using this new and innovative product helps reduce CO2 emissions and creates an eco-friendly industry within the skate community.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
skateboard
user
Segerstrom, Lane
maker
Segerstrom, Lane
Physical Description
corn (overall material)
urethane (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 41 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 105.41 cm x 24.13 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
2011.0085.01
accession number
2011.0085
catalog number
2011.0085.01
subject
Sports
skateboarding
Sports & Leisure
Skateboarding
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Skateboarding
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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