French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crosses English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard #sports #technology #france https://en.wikinews.org/wiki/French_inventor_Franky_Zapata_successfully_crosses_English_Channel_on_jet-powered_hoverboard
This Sunday, French inventor Franky Zapata crossed the English Channel on a jet-powered freeflight flying device propelled by turbines and attached to his feet, called Flyboard Air. The 35-km journey took 22 minutes with one refueling about halfway to Dover, England. This success came on the second attempt by the inventor to cross the Channel.
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