Hoverboards Are Real
As a suburban mom, I don’t often get the chance to ride a real-life hoverboard that floats on a cushion of air. Like never.
But on a recent Saturday morning, I put on a helmet and stepped aboard the Hendo, which uses magnets to lift riders off the ground.
I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’d seen a YouTube video of skateboarding legend Tony Hawk cruising on one. His flight, if you can call it that, wasn’t nearly as sensational as Marty McFly’s spin in “Back to the Future II.”
Still, he was pretty good. He did multiple turns and a few small jumps. Me? I simply wanted to stay vertical. Even that wasn’t easy.
Frankly, I didn’t want to try it. I