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Franky Zapata

Watch: French inventor crosses English Channel in 22 minutes on a hoverboard

Reaching a speed of up to 106 miles per hour during the 22-mile trip.

05 Aug 2019 2:03 PM

Flying Frenchman falls in sea attempting 'flyboard' channel crossing

Zapata, a former jet-skiing champion, aimed to soar above the Channel 'like a bird' in the crossing from northern France to southern Eng.

25 Jul 2019 2:14 PM

Flying Frenchman attempts pioneering Channel 'flyboard' crossing

In a tribute to past aviation heroes, the 40-year-old has picked the day that marks 110 years since pioneer Louis Bleriot.

25 Jul 2019 2:12 PM