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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: A general view of the green grass on the pitch during the Bobby Moore Cup between West Ham United and Napoli at Upton Park on August 8, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

A California couple has created what has to be the biggest Kobe Bryant memorial around. To see it, you’ll have to get on a plane though.

Using a robotic lawnmower-like machine and GPS software, they were able to mold a 115-foot long, 92-foot wide mural of the late-NBA superstar into the grass at a park in Pleasanton.

“This tragedy came as a huge surprise. He was an amazing person, amazing family man and an amazing athlete,” said Kelli Pearson, adding that she and her husband, Pete Davis, are both big Kobe fans.

According to the New Ground Technology website, the design will last 1-2 days.

 

Katherine Viloria is Beasley Media Group's Fort Myers Digital Content Manager. She loves to write, snap photos, and watch Grey's Anatomy. Connect with her on Instagram @alittlethisalittlekat