See the Lexus Hoverboard in action

Lexus have released the first official footage of their Shover hoverboard.

As can be seen in the above footage, pro skater Ross McGouran flies around the worlds first hover park as Lexus demonstrates their desire to create enjoyment out of motion.

The hoverboard works as a superconductor by using liquid nitrogen to lower its temperature to -197 degrees Celsius creating a magnetic field that allows the board to hover a constant height relative to a magnet. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to take the ‘shover’ to your local skate park just yet as it requires a magnetic track, buried beneath the park in the demonstration, to be able to stay on course.

The superconductor also creates water vapour as it heats up causing the smoking effect at the start of the video, which makes the board look as cool as the tech contained within it.

Lexus have indeed  “made the impossible, possible”.


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