Russian Firefighters Make Hoverboard With Water Hoses

April 17, 2014


This is a video of a group of Russian firefighters who rigged a bunch of fire hoses to a metal platform to make it hover with a guy standing on top (previously: using the same concept to lift a car). Does this actually serve a purpose? Like, do they use that to lift debris off somebody who's trapped? Do they usually drown? Or is this just for fun? Also, why the hell is that dude wearing a helmet? Dammit Russia, you're getting soft.

Keep going for the video.

Thanks to E V I L A R E S, who's so evil he lets the phone go to voicemail when he's supposed to be answering calls for the fire department.

  • zin

    It's like everyday is an episode of Jackass over there isn't it? Only more awesome due to the complete lack of choreography.

  • Nate

    I really wanted him to fall.

  • MustacheHam

    *flys over house fire*
    An epic idea for dousing a fire. :D

  • zin

    Reminds me of the Green Goblin, only dousing fires instead of lighting them.

  • Michael Knight

    well, at least it isn't another internet prank like the 'HUVr' board.

    or is it....

  • Charl0

    Is that a guy? Almost make out bewbs

  • Prosy

    Awesome. People with ingenuity are being overtaken by people with fear of water shortages apparently. Sit tight in your chair folks, it will all be over in 79-x=a where x is your current age.

  • NateFried

    In Russia, we don't use ladders... we use thousands of gallons of water to levitate to your window when you have a fire!

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