Up, up and away

PHOTO by RANDY JOHNSON

Randy Johnson of Central Bank witnessed this Flyboard in action on Storm Lake Monday afternoon. 

Cole Magnussen, Newell-Fonda Class of  2011, was airborne on the device owned by Troy Mayland of Sioux Rapids (he’s on the jet ski).

The Flyboard was invented in 2011. It attaches to a jet ski through a 55-foot hose and the power of the jet ski is used to propel water out of the Flyboard. Flyboarding requires the user to manipulate the spray of the jets by tilting their feet.

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