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Carolina Flyboard jet-packs over the Cape Fear River

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A unique sight caught the attention of many people strolling around Downtown tonight.

A new Wilmington company, Carolina Flyboard, had a representative jet-pack over the Cape Fear River.

Connected to a jet-ski, the jet-pack allows the user to hover over a body of water using hydro-pressure.

It costs just over 50 dollars to rent the gadget.

People who are brave enough to try it, say is is a lot of fun and surprisingly easy.

"I am 59-years-old. I figure if I can do it, anyone can do it," Tommy Lineberry said. "It really is a blast. To fly up in the air and do twists; I haven't done twists, but they do."

The company has been in business for about a month.

For more information you can find them on Facebook by using Carolina Flyboard as the keyword.

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Oh boy

You get me on that?
I'd face plant against the supports for the CF Bridge.
I WOULD find a way to do it, guaranteed.

Vog

I will gladly

put up the 50$ for that

guestglady

Get in line then..........

Vog

That was $50

to watch YOU smack into the bridge

glady.....

There are quite a few people who would want me to face plant so you'll have to stand in line with your $50 to see me do it.
(The Mrs will get first dibs - so long as she puts up her $50)

Vog

Fun on the river

Be cautious, there are submerged logs floating up and down the river.
Just saying.