Troy Hartman is a man that indulges in senseless acts, and his website proves it.  No seriously, his website has a button that says “senseless acts”.  So it’s no surprise to see him strap on a home made jetpack and hit speeds up to 47mph on a pair of down hill skis.  And that’s at 50% throttle, so presumably speeds upwards of 80 mph are feasible.

Unfortunately, that’s all we know right now, but Troy says he is still tweaking the system.

In case you’re wondering, he used a GoPro HD camcorder.

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Christen Costa

 
Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."