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This athlete is taking a ride on an eFoil, a cross between a surfboard and a Jet Ski. The contraption can reach speeds of up to 25 miles per hour.
Use your imagination to write the opening of a short story or poem inspired by what you see.
If you like, try writing from the rider’s point of view: Is this their first eFoil ride? What kind of thrill are they experiencing? What kind of life does the rider lead when they aren’t flying over the water?
Post your piece in the comments, then read the related article to find out more about the eFoil.
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