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Frenchman succeeds in bid to cross English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard

Reuters Sunday, 4 August 2019
French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, having abandoned a previous bid after failing to land on a refueling platform and falling into the sea.
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News video: Flying Frenchman crosses English Channel by hoverboard

Flying Frenchman crosses English Channel by hoverboard 02:05

Franky Zapata reached speeds of 160 kph, flying just a few metres above the waves.

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