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Santa Cruz Skateboards rider sets new downhill speed world record

Courtesy: Santa Cruz Skateboards

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A Santa Cruz Skateboards rider set a new world record for the fastest downhill speed.

According to the company, Kyle Wester set out to break the record August 29.

He smashed the Guinness Fastest Skateboard Speed Downhill previous record of 81.17 miles per hour, coming in at 89.41 miles per hour.

The ride was captured by a camera crew, as Wester bombed downhill and made history.

Click here to view the video.

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