Catching waves is rad. Flying 16 feet above them on a
hoverboard propelled by a stream of high-speed H2O is
The newest ZR Hoverboard is basically a souped-up wakeboard that uses
a rear-mounted water jet to speed you along at up to 16mph. You’re
not off flipping from crest to crest on your own though — the
hoverboard is tethered to your boat or jet ski with a hose.
The Hoverboard connects to the company’s existing Flyboard, so if you don’t already own one, you’ll need to pony
up extra cash for that and a 1.5-hour training course. Apparently
they don’t just let anyone strap on a jet-powered hoverboard and
speed off into the wild blue yonder, go figure.
To be this fly, it’ll cost you at least $2,675 (£
1,569) and goes up from there.
This story was originally published on Wired.com.