16 year old American, nicknamed «The Frog» surprised the Flyboard® world by winning the title of Pro World Champion against double World Champion Suksan Tongthai and North American Champion Damone Rippy.
For the 4th consecutive year, Zapata Racing invited the world best Flyboard® riders to fight for the World Champion title, in Dubai.
The competition counted 62 participants, selected on video, competing in Pro Rider, Ladies and Veteran categories.
This edition was a wonderful occasion for the contestants to test the limits of the new Flyboard® Pro Series and to show the complete panel of possible tricks during their freestyle battles.
Contestants are judged by a jury of 6 professionals that give a score for each of these criteria: Technique, showmanship, diversity and energy.
Also, this year was introduced the first Hoverboard by ZR® race.
"Pro World Champion" categories:
1. Hunter Verlander
2. Jake Orel
3. Cooper Riggs
1. Todd Sawisch
2. Dong-Won Yang
3. Ali Komsusu
1. Gemma Weston
2. Haruka Asano
3. Kristen Smoyer