Hoverboard Glide through Gotham in a DIY Batman-Inspired Costume
A hero can be anyone… even you! It’s not who Batman is underneath but what he does that defines him as a hero. Be a hero this Halloween with your DIY Batman-inspired costume made even better with a GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard.
Your DIY Batman-inspired costume will rise above the rest when you come gliding in disguised like a Dark Knight on your black GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard.
Gotham City’s protector of justice and fighter of crime, Batman is the secret identity of Bruce Wayne. Fueled by a desire to avenge his parents and protect innocent people from harm, Bruce Wayne designed his Batman persona to strike fear into the hearts of criminals.
"Your DIY Batman-inspired costume will rise above the rest when you come gliding in disguised like a Dark Knight on your black GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard."
With help from his trusted butler Alfred and Gotham City Police Commissioner Gordon, Batman studied and trained to achieve unparalleled intellectual and physical prowess. As the ultimate vigilante, Batman must sometimes break the law himself to outthink and outperform evildoers and stop them in their tracks.
"It’s not who Batman is underneath but what he does that defines him as a hero."
Be vengeance. Be the night. Be a Batman-inspired vigilante hero this Halloween. GOTRAX is making it easy to create a last-minute Batman-inspired DIY costume with our how-to complete with a downloadable and print-ready shopping list and step-by-step instructions and tips.
The training is nothing. The will is everything. Be the hero your city deserves! With your Batman-inspired DIY costume and your GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard, evil doesn’t stand a chance.
How to Make Your Batman-Inspired DIY Halloween Costume
Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman. Always be Batman.
GOTRAX is helping you skip the training and become a Dark Knight-like hero overnight with a last-minute DIY costume inspired by Batman.
Below is a list of everything you need to create your DIY Batman-inspired costume this Halloween. No knight will be able to compete when you complete your costume with a Nebula Black GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard so you can soar like a real bat.
- Black Long-Sleeve Shirt (Buy on Amazon)
- Black Pants (Buy on Amazon)
- Black Cape (Buy on Amazon)
- Gold Belt (Buy on Amazon)
- Black & Dark Gray Felt (3 Yards) (Buy on Amazon)
- Dark Gray Felt (3 Yards) (Buy on Amazon)
- Black Fabric Marker (Buy on Amazon)
- Black Duct Tape (Buy on Amazon)
- Fabric Glue (Buy on Amazon)
- Scissors (Buy on Amazon)
- Nebula Black GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard (Buy on Amazon)
STEP 1: Assemble your Dark Knight-inspired armor
Every knight needs armor. Buy or find already-owned black clothing that can be the foundation of your Batman-inspired costume. A long-sleeve t-shirt or plain black sweatshirt and black jeans or black sweatpants can become your Batman-inspired uniform while keeping you warm at night.
STEP 3: Make your Batman-inspired mask
You can’t be a Batman-inspired detective without bat-like ears. Use the stencil in our re-Pin from Pinterest below to draw your mask on the black felt with the fabric marker. Once you cut out your bat-like headwear, you can use the black duct tape to attach it to your black safety helmet. Now you are ready to soar (safely) on your GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard like a bat in the night.
STEP 4: Complete your Batman-inspired costume
You’ll need your gold utility belt to be able to fight crime like Batman. This belt, as Batman fans know, holds everything from a camera and recorder to a supply of “Batarangs.” With your Batman-inspired utility belt, you can handle any crime-fighting scenario, or store a secret stash of Halloween candy.
Your bat wings, aka your black cape, will be essential for gliding on your GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard. Whether you are buying or using a black cape you already own, you can use your scissors to cut along the bottom of the cape to create points, making your cape look more like bat wings.
Make Your Batman-Inspired Costume Even Better with the GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard
Put your Batman-inspired winged cape to good use. HOVERFLY Hoverboard your Halloween night away to lock in a win in your local costume contest. Adding a GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard in Nebula Black to your costume will bring your Batman-inspired hero to life.
Named the #1 hoverboard hero under $250, the GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard is tested and certified to UL 2272 safety standards.
There’s no fear when GOTRAX is the hoverboard engineer. All electrical, battery, and charger systems of the HOVERFLY Hoverboard are tested and certified to UL 2272 safety standards.
"Named the #1 hoverboard hero under $250, the GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard is tested and certified to UL 2272 safety standards."
Non-slip foot platforms, rubber bumpers, and system safety features like Auto Shutdown will make sure you can navigate the streets of Gotham City without batting an eye.
On top of its hero-like safety features, the GOTRAX HOVERFLY allows you to become a hoverboard master faster. The easy-to-use Training Mode will allow even first-timers and beginners to learn to glide like Batman in no time.
To hover your way to a Happy Halloween this year, GOTRAX recommends always wearing an ASTM-approved safety helmet when riding your HOVERFLY Hoverboard.
"On top of its hero-like safety features, the GOTRAX HOVERFLY allows you to become a hoverboard master faster."
GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard Halloween Safety Tips:
- Always wear your safety helmet and athletic shoes with the laces tied and out of the way.
- Make sure to remove or adjust your mask so that your vision is never obstructed while riding the GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard.
- Make sure your bat-winged black cape is adjusted to a length so that it won’t get caught in the hoverboard wheels.
- Remember to read the full Commander’s Manual before riding your GOTRAX HOVERFLY Hoverboard, so you know how to safely ride and navigate your self-balancing scooter and pick what terrains are best.
"Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman. Always Be Batman."
How to Get Into Character: Become the Knight
Now that you have the armor, wings and bat-like ears, it’s time to learn how to encapsulate one of the most mysterious of the DC Comics superheroes.
You are a scientist, a technologist, a detective, an espionage expert, a highly-skilled interrogator, a master in martial arts, and a master in disguise. You fight crime with technology, genius intellect, and your unbreakable iron will.
You are relentless in protecting our city and serving justice, but you do not ever harm. As the guardian of Gotham, you never give up.
If you’re a dad, when you are not fighting crime, you can take tips from Batdad.
More Movie-Inspired DIY Costume Ideas for the Whole Family
GOTRAX is making it easy to turn Halloween preparation into a fun activity for the whole family. Leading up to Halloween, plan some family movie nights to get inspiration for your characters and costumes. Then set a night aside for crafting your costumes together.
Matching Batman-inspired DIY costumes on hoverboards can make for a winning father-son Halloween. Unless, of course, you’d rather use the Hoverboard force in a Darth Vader-inspired costume on a Mars Red Hoverfly Hoverboard to match your red lightsaber.
"GOTRAX is making it easy to turn Halloween preparation into a fun activity for the whole family."
Moms or sisters can join the superhero team and combat evil with a DIY Wonder Woman-inspired Halloween costume complete with a powerful Planetary Purple HOVERFLY Hoverboard.
If you want to save the world by sailing the seas, try our Moana-inspired island princess DIY Halloween Costume on an ocean Neptune Blue HOVERFLY PLUS Hoverboard with built-in Bluetooth® speaker.
Find costume how-tos, videos, shopping lists and more for a Moana-inspired costume, a Wonder Woman-inspired DIY costume, or a Darth Vader-inspired Halloween costume on GOTRAX.com!
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