Meet the Makers

The Guinness World Records archive is packed with record holders who embody the spirit of the “Maker Movement” - inventors, artists, hobbyists and DIY–ers behind some super–sized or super–fast creations. In this section we look at some truly amazing Maker projects.

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What it's like to ride the world's largest skateboard

At 11.15 m (35 ft 7 in) long by 2.64 m (8 ft 8 in) wide and 1.10 m (3 ft 7.5 in) tall, the world's Largest skateboard is 12.5 times bigger than a regular version. Find out what it's like to ride and other stories from Joe Ciaglia, one of the men behind it.

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