BTS 027: Hoverboard Flight Record Broken By 5 Times

BTS 027: Hoverboard Flight Record Broken By 5 Times
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Hoverboards are like flying cars and robot butlers, they are symbols telling us that the future is here.

Up till recently, real hoverboards only hover a few centimetres above the ground are require a metal surface to work the hoverboard's magnets - that means not like those gravity defying skateboards seen in countless sci-fi movies.

Now, a man had traveled on a hoverboard across a lake for 275.9 metres, breaking the previous world record by over five times!

But can this propeller-based hoverboard achievement open the floodgates for hoverboard innovation? Only time will tell.

You can go behind the science of this record breaking hoverboard here.


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