06 April, 2013

Matt Lauer & Al Roker fly Neoteric's hovercraft golf cart on Today Show

TODAY Show, NBC-TV 5 April 2013

The golf course may seem like an unlikely place for Matt and Al's latest adventure, but the game rose to a whole new level when the two TODAY anchors took a ride in a hovercraft golf cart -- one that can glide over the green and sail across the water.

The unusual ride had Matt and Al "scared to death" and screaming at the top of their lungs, but the duo also admitted it was a lot of fun. Back in the TODAY studio on Friday, Savannah told Matt, "I haven't seen you look that excited since you were wearing spandex with Al."

Al's take? "Looking back on it, we were nuts!"

Matt and Al aren't the only ones hovering. Earlier this week, professional golfer and Masters Champion Bubba Watson was spotted zipping around a golf course in a hovercraft. In addition to allowing golfers to glide around the course, the hybrid machine also barely leaves a mark on it, because the hovercraft’s footprint pressure is 33 times less than a human foot.

Learn more about the Neoteric Hovercraft Golf Cart

Note: The video of Al and Matt was produced by Thinkmodo, the New York City agency who created the Bubba's Hover video. Thinkmodo founders James Percelay and Michael Krivicka appeared with Matt and Al on this morning's Today Show.

About Thinkmodo:
Founded by former Saturday Night Live producer James Percelay and social media maven Michael Krivicka, Thinkmodo is the mastermind viral video agency behind campaigns such as the Times Square Hack for Limitless and the flying people campaign for Chronicle. Their recent video for Popcorn Indiana's Popinator has surpassed two million views on YouTube. Bubba's Hover is their most successful campaign to date.

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