No, this isn’t a variation on the hoverboard, but rather the slalom skateboard, which is propelled by a side-to-side skiing-like movement. Riders simply have to push off the ground, place their feet on either side of the back wheel, and lean side-to-side to propel the scooter forward. To stop, simply hold on to the built-in handle, and place a foot on the ground, similar to stopping a skateboard. Continue reading for a side profile image and more information.
“The slalom skateboard has a lightweight ABS polymer frame aerodynamically shaped to reduce drag. The 20″ diameter pneumatic back tire has steel spokes and high-grade bicycle tire treads for traversing streets and sidewalks while the PU skateboard-style front wheel swivels for optimal control while turning or racing forward in a serpentine motion,” according to Hammacher.