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Funny Or Die Admits To Hoverboard Hoax With New Video, Shares How You Can Win Signed Replica
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Tony Hawk Funny or Die Hoverboard Prank

By now you’ve likely heard of or seen the video that stormed the ‘net recently claiming to show a real working Back to the Future II hoverboard. Everyone wanted to believe it was a real thing, but the general consensus was that the video was almost certainly fake. Not long after, it was discovered that Funny or Die was apparently behind it all.

Now Funny or Die has admitted to the prank, and is apologizing for such a cruel, cruel hoax. They’ve released a new video with BTTF star Christopher Lloyd, who appeared in the prank video and even got a little emotional toward the end to help try to sell it, talking about the deception. He also reveals a way that one person will be able to win a replica hoverboard that was signed by the celebrities who took part in the prank.

You can check out the video below.

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Tony Hawk Hoverboard Is Funny Or Die Hoax; Hopes Of ’80s Children Everywhere Crushed
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Back to the Future II Hoverboard

The future is here! Or maybe it isn’t. Guys, seriously, is the future here or not?

A major announcement shook the pillars of the Interweb recently. HUVr Tech announced through a new celebrity-fueled campaign that they have a fully functional hoverboard. No seriously. A fucking hoverboard! Like, Back To The Future II-style hoverboard.

Now the bad news…it’s all apparently been an elaborate prank by Funny Or Die. Continue reading for more.

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Is This A Real Working ‘Back To The Future’ Hoverboard? (Video)
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HUVr Tech Hoverboard

We’ve seen glimpses of the possibility of a real working hoverboard, the floating skateboard made famous in Back to the Future II, in the past, but nothing that someone could actually get on and ride.

Yesterday a video was uploaded by a company called HUVr, which claims to show the first real-deal working hoverboard ever created. It begins with Back to the Future star Christopher Lloyd showing up in a DeLorean (as he tends to do) and handing off the high-tech board to skateboarding legend Tony Hawk before Hawk and other celebrities talk about being the first to experience something no one thought they’d ever get to experience.

At first glance and without any other knowledge the video might just blow your mind. But there’s more going on here than first meets the eye. Click on over to the other side to see the video.

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