Watch this man set a hoverboard Guinness World Record

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Canadian man Catalin Alexandru Duru has set a Guinness World Record for farthest flight by hoverboard.

Catalin needed to travel a minimum of 164 feet airborne to break the record — and in the end, he smashed it easily, travelling 905 feet and two inches — or over twice the size of two football pitches — at a height of around 16 feet at Lake Ouareau in Quebec, Canada.

According to Guinness World Records, Duru built the propeller-based hoverboard prototype himself over a year, calling it “the first real-life hoverboard.”

“I wanted to showcase that a stable flight can be achieved on a hoverboard and a human could stand and control with their feet,” he said, claiming the board can reach “scary heights.” Read more…

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