I watched a video this morning of this amazing new machine which puts a new spin on water-skying, jet skying and all the other aqua motor sports. It is a grey windy day here in Britain, I have a cold and my muscles ache but, I can tell you dear readers, if some kind soul gave me one of these I would be off in an instant.
It is called a Fly Board and it is, pretty well what you see, an exciting addition to a jet ski – seen here used by its dynamic French inventor, Jet Ski champion Francky Zapata who claims it is capable of making you feel like a dolphin. Now that sounds truly transformative to someone like me who has more in common with a crab.
So thanks Francky – next time I am in Marseilles, France, I might ask you to show me how to do it. It might be the greatest temptation in my life since rollerblades.
In case you are not convinced, here is that French video: