This sounds like a lot of sci-fi meets science. Foam riders? Foam surfers? Black hole foam silver surfers v. Dr. Doom? Eat Galactic Bran Flakes on your Spacetime Foam!
This is a remarkably fun pirate hacker story that borders on magical reality. It really captures the pre-bubble esprit-de-haxor of the 90’s.
Set a 1 day reminder: grab hand towel on way out the door that morning.