Introducing….The Dolphin Jetpack

Introducing….The Dolphin Jetpack

A French jet ski champion has released an absolutely insane Flyboard for professional jet-skier Franky Zapata along with the following video demoing the product.

The device is actually quite simple. The “Zapata Flyboard” attaches to a jet ski motor then pushes the resulting water through a long hose that connects to a pair of water boots and hand-held stabilizers. The propulsion gives Zapata breaching like powers that a Humpback Whale would be jealous of. Zapata says he can fly 30ft above the sea with it. GizMag aptly described it as “Aquaman meets Ironman.”

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While swimming with dolphins will cost you around $100, swimming like a dolphin with this flyboard will cost you $6,600.

Check out Zapata’s skills below [Report by Jeremy Barnes]:

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