In the 239: Jet-propelled boards, backpacks offer chance to fly on water

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Brandon Graddy demonstrates how to use a Flyboard while his wife, Jessica operates a jet ski Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.

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Corey Perrine/Staff Brandon Graddy demonstrates how to use a Flyboard while his wife, Jessica operates a jet ski Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.

“I’d say it is kind of like a powered wakeboard that you can hover through the air with,” said Brandon Graddy, owner of FMB Flyboard in Fort Myers Beach. “It’s not like anything you’ve ever tried. There’s nothing like flying over the water.”

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