Integrated into the board and the plinth is an electromagnetic system which levitates the board. A laser system stabilises the object in the air.
A LASER STABILIZATION SYSTEM?! This things stater of the art (yes, I said that) than the one in the movie! Now I'm not saying this Nils character obviously has a time machine, but somebody hasn't missed a sports bet in 8 years. Coincidence? Yes, shit like that happens all the time -- it's the mystery of the cosmos! (Mutherf***er has a time machine and you know it)
Hit the jump for a couple more shots and a video of the somebody sold their soul to the devil!
Thanks to Romeo, RobCheese101 and Thrasher, who don't need hoverboards to hover because they all have jetpacks. OMG I've never been so jealous!