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The Hendo Hoverboard, the Real Magnetic Propulsion Hoverboard as Demonstrated by Tony Hawk…

Dreams can and do come true, before our very eyes science fiction is turning to fact one idea at a time. Levitating transportation is one such dream that has recently taken another step towards becoming an everyday reality, all thanks to the Henderson’s. American company Hendo Hover (Jill and Greg Henderson) and their Hover Engine present electromagnetic lift and propulsion in action, this is the Hoverboard, and this time it’s REAL.

As a technology demonstration platform the Hoverboard was an excellent choice up until Funny or Die pulled their HuvrBoard prank on the world. Tony Hawk is still shaking his head in disbelief that people believed the Funny or Die prank was real, now as you will see below the half pipe legend has teamed up with Hendo to present the REAL hoverboard, reparations anyone.

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The Huvrboard Experiment, FunnyOrDie’s Back to the Future II Hoverboard Fake Video…

It’s official, the Back to the Future II hoverboard video was a fake. FunnyOrDie have acknowledged trying to fool the world once more. It may not have fooled everyone but it was a very convincing video that used many of the same effects as used by the movie.

The world was indeed sad to find out the dream wasn’t real but the follow-up videos may actually be more captivating than the original, and hilarious. Tony Hawk was a little dismayed by the backlash at the admission of the video’s fakery; he thought it was pretty obviously a fake. The hilarious Christopher Lloyd continues the FunnyOrDie apology by announcing a competition to win the fake hover board used in the original fake. A real apology or continuation of a bit? As always you decide.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the follow up videos for the Huvrboard experiment, Tony Hawks in disbelief and Christopher Lloyd apologetic, that alone is worth the price of admission. Sit back, relax and let the astonishment begin.

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Real or Fake? The Hoverboard as Demonstrated by Tony Hawk and Friends…

Updated, FunnyOrDie fool the world…

The future as depicted by the movie Back to the Future continues to become a reality; if the internet is to be believed. The latest video to get the internet buzzing appears to demonstrate Marty McFly’s hoverboard in action, as demonstrated by Tony Hawk and friends.

Marty McFly’s hoverboard is one of the most memorable props from the series, possibly one of the most memorable of the 80’s. This only makes the transition from fiction to reality even more spectacular. Will we soon all be zooming along effortlessly on completely frictionless transportation?

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that appears to be bringing our high tech dreams to life, science fiction fantasies materialized. Sit back, relax and let the arguing begin.

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