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At the Three Rivers Regatta, Your Giant Flying Skateboard Does Not Have Magical Powers

08/08/2017 at 12:43 | Posted by manmaderadio
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The Three Rivers Regatta is a three-day aquatics festival that took place in Pittsburgh over the weekend.600,000-plus people attended, some of whom tried to fly during Saturday’s Flugtag, a modern-day Franz Reichelt contest. Thirty-seven teams used homemade man-powered flying machines meant to pilot them over the river. One team made it 121 feet, but everyone crashed eventually, and nobody went down more emphatically than Walt Czekaj. Here's a view from the crowd: