Tour Legendary Skateboarder’s Green Estate

An X-Games champ promotes how green a home can be.

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Alex Pavlovic
X-Games champion Bob Burnquist opens up his 12-acre estate in Vista for a tour of his green life.
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A professional skater since 1994, Burnquist has won more than 10 X-Games medals. He is co-founder of the Action Sports Environment Coalition. He was also first to bring a skateboard into the White House.
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His food is always fresh thanks to his organic farm.
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The property's highlight is this - the country's only permanent Mega-Ramp. At 75 feet tall, it features a 70-foot long big-air gap jump.
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To lighten his carbon footprint, he used scaffolding instead of wood and a skatelite surface on the ramps.
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It leads directly into a 30-foot quarterpipe.
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The ramp has a cashew-nut base surface on the ramps.
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By showing off his home - which runs mainly on solar power - Burnquist hopes to influence younger people to take care of the environment.
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