New Atlas - The Flyride is a 2-seater device that looks like the shell of a small quad bike. It attaches to just about any jet ski using a tailored hose and jet capture system, and the water runs up the middle of the bike and is forced out through twin steerable jets at the front.
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.
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.