Building a real-life hoverboard isn’t that tough, if you use…water as the propulsion method. Introducing French jet ski champion Franky Zapata’s latest invention: Hoverboard by ZR. This water-propelled device allows you to soar 16-feet (5-meters) above the surface of the water at speeds of up to 16mph (25 km/h). Simply put, it’s attached to a hose and propelled by a powerful jet of water. Continue reading for a trick video and more information.
The Daily Mail reports, “The hoverboard has one rider and can be used solo, but relies on a motor boat driver following the Hoverboard’s lead, unless a special attachment is used. There are no height restrictions for riders, although the French company notes that people weighing more than 17 stone (110kg) may not get the full effect of the device.”