|September 27, 1978
|45 YEARS OLD
French professional pilot, jet ski racer, and inventor who is best known for inventing the Flyboard. He is known for being the CEO of the Zapata Company which produces a range of water craft products including the Flyboard and other accessories for it.
He first began Jet Skiing at the age of 16. He won several competitions and championships from 1996 until 2010 including several European RUN F1 Championships. He then went on to found the Zapata Company and developed the first Flyboard i 2011,
He is also known for having invented the Hoverboard by ZR in 2014 which utilized the same hydro-propulsion system as the Flyboard.
He was born and raised in Marseille, France and is married to fellow Zapata Company owner Krystel Zapata.
He shared a photo with motorcycle rider Tom Pages to his Instagram in April of 2018.