This weekend, on the occasion of the seaplane gathering in Biscarrosse, Franky Zapata brought out his Flyboard. But his performance did not go as planned. The 40-year-old self-taught, who achieved the feat in 2019 of crossing the Channel on his flying machine, fell from his device this Saturday, above Lake Biscarrosse, reports Sud Ouest. produced around 2 p.m. According to the witnesses quoted by the regional newspaper, the Flyboard rose in a spin and the former jet-ski champion then fell about fifteen meters into the water. The security service of the gathering immediately rescued him, then the firefighters took charge of him. “Good sensitivity” He moved his hand and was conscious during his evacuation, specifies Ouest-France. He has “good sensitivity and motor skills”, assured the firefighters to France Bleu. The Marseillais was rushed to the hospital for additional examinations. The mayor of Biscarrosse, Hélène Larrezet, indicated that his service scheduled for this Saturday afternoon was canceled. The show he was to perform on Sunday is also strongly compromised, adds the local radio.
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