Hello, McFly! You need this real-life hoverboard

If there's one thing movies have taught us, it's that hoverboards don't work on water, unless they've got the power. This one you're about to see definitely has the power.

OK, so now forget about that scene in "Back to the Future Part II" where Marty hops on a hoverboard to escape the bad guys.

This hoverboard is nothing like that. It's not made by Mattel. It's not pink. It doesn't stop completely over water. In fact, this amped-up piece of equipment will shoot you up, and over, water.

If this is not the way you imagined a hoverboard would work, that's OK. It might be time to accept that the future may be better than we first imagined it.

Watch in this high-def video, as popular YouTuber Devin Supertramp and his adrenaline-seeking daredevil friends fly through the air over the beautiful waters of Mexico on this modern-day flying skateboard.

Ready to live like it's 2015? You can preorder your own aquatic hoverboard from Rocky Mountain FlyBoard, starting at $2,675.

About the author

Rusty Blazenhoff has been deeply involved in cyberculture for more than 20 years, and immersed in pop culture since getting her first copy of Dynamite magazine. She loves kitsch, quirky artifacts of Americana, and enjoying island life in Alameda, Calif., with her daughter. She makes a mean Fluffernutter.

 

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