1. France’s Franky Zapata successfully crossed English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard for 1st time. The journey took just over 20 minutes.
2. The French inventor reached speeds of 110 mph to complete 22-mile journey on his flyboard.
3. He took off from Sangatte , northern France and landed in St. Margarets Bay , near Dover in southeast England. This was his 2nd attempt after a failed attempt in July 2019.
4. In July 2019, he captured world’s imagination when he took to skies above Paris at Bastille Day parade with board that can reach an altitude of nearly 500 feet and speed of 87mph.