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Devonlive - A 33-year-old Torbay man has returned home from his first flyboarding competition with a runner-up trophy. James Prestwood took second place in the competition in Porto Cesareo, in south east Italy, and said it had given him a confidence boost as he sets his sights on qualification for the world championship in France next June.
The Auburn Plainsman - Alexis Goldhagen, senior in marketing, launched her business before she made it to her graduation day. Goldhagen had heard of flyboards before from the internet but had never seen one in person before until going on a spring break trip to Grand Cayman.
cnbc - A champion jet ski racer wanted to fly, so he designed his own jet-powered hoverboard. Now the EZ Fly is being considered for use by the military.
The LCN - Conesus Lake residents were treated to a strange sight Sunday afternoon as a man, equipped with what appeared to be a water-propelled jet pack, hovered his way back and forth, a full 20 feet above the lake’s surface.
Global Times - Flyboard riders perform with water-propelled flyboards on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, on Sept. 29, 2017. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi)
iNFOnews.ca - VERNON - A uniquely ‘Vernon’ photograph is getting widespread recognition after being selected for Nikon’s 100th anniversary exhibition gallery. The photo, which depicts a fly-boarder in mid-jump on Kalamalka Lake, was taken by Vernon’s Christiane Molendyk, of Forever Yours Photography. Molendyk made Nikon’s top 100 out of 800 people who submitted as many as four photos each.
Castanet - A photograph taken by Vernon's Christiane Molendyk has toured the country, as part of Nikon's 100th anniversary. 'Fly boarding', which captures a moment on Kalamalka Lake when a flyboarder just completed a twirl in mid-air, was also part of an exclusive photo contest for members of the Nikon Professional Services.
Le Nouvelliste - EVENT - Demonstrating at the Sion Air Show, with its 20 kg Flyboard Air, Frank Zapata imagined the smallest flying machine in the world. "Look dad, the gentleman is flying without wings!" , Laughs, this kid on seeing Franky Zapata evolve on his Flyboard Air Friday at the Sion Air Show. Although the name Zapata has been known worldwide since the Mexican Revolution of 1910, it is on the way to becoming famous thanks to a Frenchman, Franky Zapata, who revolutionizes the way of flying in the air.
cntraveller - Who doesn’t want to fly, right? Humans have been pursuing flight probably ever since they laid their eyes on birds. And while we can now get on an aircraft and fly almost anywhere in the world, there is a more exciting way to get airborne, if only for a while. Flyboarding, the new action sport sensation, is taking over the world—BASE jumpers, we’ll leave you out of this—and here’s what you need to know before you rip through the water and air.
cntraveller - Pack your wetsuit; we’re going to the bar. Now bobbing on the waters of the Morjim-Chapora river is Watermark, a “luxury sea lounge”, which wants you to eat, drink, dance and flyboard (though not in that order, ideally). Watermark says it will bring some of Goa’s best live bands, international DJs and artists to spin numbers through the day and night. Looking for sundowner parties, or a private dinner for two under the stars? Say the word and it will be done.