Here on Geeky Gadgets we have featured a number of awesome watersports and innovative inventions propelled by water jets such as the Flyboard.
However this awesome ZR Hoverboard by the same designers is probably the best use of both and looks amazing fun. Combining surfing, snowboarding and water jets into one exhilarating water sport, check out the video after the jump to learn more and see it in action.
The Hoverboard has been created by Franky Zapata and is powered using a long hosepipe that squirts water out of the back and propels the overboard forward.
The ZR Hoverboard will be on sale later this month and is now available to preorder for $5,850 which includes Hoverboard, Pump Interface, “U” Pipe, Main Hose, Hose Bearing and Swivel, Foot Straps, and Hardware Kit. Or as a conversion kit to transform the older Flyboard for just $2,675, for more information on the new ZR Hoverboard jump over to the official website for details.Its creators explain :
“It started when two Utah entrepreneur brothers, Thom & Dave Hall, discovered the Flyboard, and realized it combined their love of water, adventure, flight and fun. “
Source: The Verge : Images Liam Mckenna