At $499 – $799, the ZBoard is one of the (if not the) world’s only electric, weight-sensing skateboards that can hit 17mph. Riders “simply lean forward on the front footpad to accelerate and lean back on the rear footpad to brake.” Video after the break.

The ZBoard’s front and rear foot pads that are connected to a micro-controller on the motor, and sense pressure enabling you to increase or decrease your speed easily.

[via LikeCool]