After years of teases, French thrill-seeker Franky Zapata invents a water-jet-powered stunt board.

In 2010 Hovboard claimed they were inventing a real life Hoverboard, which turned out to be a guerrilla marketing campaign. In 2012, a report suggested toymaker Mattel could soon be releasing a replica of the gadget made famous by movie Back To The Future. In March of this year, Website Funny Or Die created a mock apology on video stating it was “Sorry for Lying about Hoverboards,” following up a huge viral video prank which enlisted the help of Christopher Lloyd, Tony Hawk, Terrell Owens, Moby and Billy Zane talking about a fake company called HUVr Tech.

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