It’s just not summer without a jet-powered surfboard

Could outrun any wave.

 

Gabe Bergado

Internet Culture

Published Jun 9, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 3:30 pm CDT

What a time to be alive: Ultimate surfing innovator Laird Hamilton recently souped up a board by adding some jet-powered oomph, then zipped around on water without the benefit of, you know, actual surf. 

This is no lazy river ride.

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Grab the sunblock, we’re headed to the beach. Check out the whole video:

Science has given us not only this jet-powered surfboard, but also a go-kart with a jet engine. The future looks super fast and furious. 

H/T BroBible | Photos via Joel Guy/Vimeo

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*First Published: Jun 9, 2015, 11:43 am CDT