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

Reuters | Saint Margaret | Updated: 04-08-2019 12:28 IST | Created: 04-08-2019 12:21 IST
Frenchman succeeds in bid to cross English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard
Image Credit: Twitter (@JohnNicholeRAF)

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. The Frenchman was seen waving to onlookers before landing safely in Saint Margaret's Bay, very close to Dover on Britain's southern coast, according to French TV images.


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