Flyboarding is the fastest growing extreme sport in the world ! … I met the Flyboarding Cyprus Team on Facebook, blown over with the invention and naturally as a keen water skier I couldn’t wait to fly like Iron Man and dive like a dolphin … my dream came true in April 2014 and it was absolutely awesome!, without doubt one of the best things I’ve ever tried!
‘Flyboarding Cyprus’ crew , naturally completely passionate about Flyboarding; Headed up by Kyriakos Erotokritou, once World and European Champion in both Jet Ski and ATV Motorcycle racing, with over 20 years experience in water sports. Kyri fell in love with this sport in 2011 and went to France to be fully trained by Franky Zapata Racing HQ, the inventors of Flyboard and is now Zapata Racing’s official Instructor and Flyboard distributor in Cyprus, anyone got a spare four grand?
Petra Wijnker, who met Kyriakos in 2013, having decided to retire from the hospitality industry to search for something different, also a fully qualified instructor and training to represent Cyprus at various events this year.
Safety is their highest priority
Flyboarding was invented by Franky Zapata, France in 2011. Flyboard works on a water propulsion system, connected to a jet ski outlet with a 20 metre hose and is propelled by the water from the jet ski intake and the instructors control the speed and power, whilst all you have to do is control your direction 😉 so, Rule No: 1, keep your legs straight! Rule No: 2: Keep your legs straight !! Naturally safety is their highest priority, and with over 25,000 boards sold worldwide and as yet no serious accidents they maintain the safety aspect to a tee. So kitted up with life jacket and helmet, 5 minutes of instructions, you are pretty much guaranteed to get that new profile shot for Facebook.
Open Summer Season
You’ll find the team just to the left of Golden Coast Harbour where they train every day. They welcome all adventure sports freaks to try it costing only 65 euros for about 20 plus minutes, or a 1 hour private session for only 150 euro, where you’ll be even learn a few tricks and with a 98 percent success rate you’re gonna fly like Iron Man and dive like a dolphin!
Included in the price is collection from several points in Ayia Napa, Protaras and Paralimni. They also welcome group bookings with great discounts and will even put on demonstration shows at coastal events or big swimming pools and now I can understand, when they say ”they love it when they see the smile of total satisfaction on peoples faces when they fly” !
Ask them about the new Hoverboard, its just arrived … its like a surfboard but without the waves, so you can slalom in mid air … omfg! … can’t wait to have a go …