Boating and Outdoor Festival | Flyboarding featured this weekend - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Flyboarding featured at Harrison Twp. boating festival

Posted: Updated:
HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (MyFox Detroit) -

If you head down to the Boating and Outdoor Festival in Harrison Township this weekend you'll see what could be the next big thing to hit local lakes. It's called flyboarding and FOX 2 received a full demonstration Friday morning.

Flyboarder Brandon Robinson put on a show as the apparatus from Zapata Racing used water jets to propel him both under water and into the air above Lake St. Clair. (Click the video player to watch)

Festival guests can see performances for themselves on Friday (1, 2, 4 and 6 p.m), Saturday (1 3, 5 and 7 p.m.) and Sunday (12, 2, and 4 p.m.).

Discount tickets are available at BoatingandOutdoorFest.com. Regular admission is $9 for adults, children 12 and under free with an adult. Parking is $5 at the Lake St. Clair Metropark or free to those with a park sticker. General park information can be found at www.metroparks.com or by calling 1-800-47-PARKS.

  • MorningsMorningsMore>>

  • City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

    City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:18:29 GMT
    Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website.
    Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website.
  • Prosecutor to discuss sex-assault allegations against Tigers minor-leaguer Evan Reed

    Prosecutor to discuss sex-assault allegations against Tigers minor-leaguer Evan Reed

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:12:05 GMT
    Evan ReedEvan Reed
    Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy plans to hold a news conference to announce the results of the warrant review regarding former Tigers pitcher Evan Reed.
    Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy plans to hold a news conference to announce the results of the warrant review regarding former Tigers pitcher Evan Reed.
  • Asian Salads & Sauces at The Community House

    Asian Salads & Sauces at The Community House

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:22:45 GMT
    Some of the most popular Asian inspired salads and sauces will be taught at The Community House in Birmingham. 
    Some of the most popular Asian inspired salads and sauces will be taught at The Community House in Birmingham. 
Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices