iNFOnews.ca - VERNON - A uniquely ‘Vernon’ photograph is getting widespread recognition after being selected for Nikon’s 100th anniversary exhibition gallery. The photo, which depicts a fly-boarder in mid-jump on Kalamalka Lake, was taken by Vernon’s Christiane Molendyk, of Forever Yours Photography. Molendyk made Nikon’s top 100 out of 800 people who submitted as many as four photos each.
Castanet - A photograph taken by Vernon's Christiane Molendyk has toured the country, as part of Nikon's 100th anniversary. 'Fly boarding', which captures a moment on Kalamalka Lake when a flyboarder just completed a twirl in mid-air, was also part of an exclusive photo contest for members of the Nikon Professional Services.
Le Nouvelliste - EVENT - Demonstrating at the Sion Air Show, with its 20 kg Flyboard Air, Frank Zapata imagined the smallest flying machine in the world. "Look dad, the gentleman is flying without wings!" , Laughs, this kid on seeing Franky Zapata evolve on his Flyboard Air Friday at the Sion Air Show. Although the name Zapata has been known worldwide since the Mexican Revolution of 1910, it is on the way to becoming famous thanks to a Frenchman, Franky Zapata, who revolutionizes the way of flying in the air.
cntraveller - Who doesn’t want to fly, right? Humans have been pursuing flight probably ever since they laid their eyes on birds. And while we can now get on an aircraft and fly almost anywhere in the world, there is a more exciting way to get airborne, if only for a while. Flyboarding, the new action sport sensation, is taking over the world—BASE jumpers, we’ll leave you out of this—and here’s what you need to know before you rip through the water and air.
cntraveller - Pack your wetsuit; we’re going to the bar. Now bobbing on the waters of the Morjim-Chapora river is Watermark, a “luxury sea lounge”, which wants you to eat, drink, dance and flyboard (though not in that order, ideally). Watermark says it will bring some of Goa’s best live bands, international DJs and artists to spin numbers through the day and night. Looking for sundowner parties, or a private dinner for two under the stars? Say the word and it will be done.
news18.com - The water sport was showcased at the Habba as three stuntmen from Flyboard Nation performed various stunts like dolphin dives and flips. Among the various showcases in “NammaBengalurHabba”, one event seemed to be getting the maximum clicks and selfies. Sankey Lake, accustomed to slow paddle boat rides, for a change had something fast and exciting to offer to the Habba crowd - flyboarding.