Want List: The (Almost) Hoverboard

Is this the skateboard for grown ups?

Hover boards are here.

Well, almost.

For your inner skater boy (who should have been retired at 13, remember), there's a new Kickstarter project  that might take your fancy. 

Inventor collective Future Motion have devised a self-balancing electric skateboard named 'One Wheel.'  

The one wheeled (funnily enough) device is steered by your balance – leaning forward on your front foot speeds you up, leaning on the back slows you down.

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Working with the way that your body naturally moves , it uses sensors and sophisticated algorithms to give you full control over the board, mimicing the gliding sensation of snowboarding or surfing.

And no need for a neon council jacket if you're riding at night – Integrated LED Lighting illuminates your way.

The US-based entrepreneurs have already smashed their target on the crowd funding site, meaning the futuristic vehicle shouldn't be far off it's first production run. 

Long greasy hair, ripped jeans and back packs positioned below the knees not required. 

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