Lindsay McQueen

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Lindsay McQueen proving his skill by doing a backflip on a FlyBoard. (9th February 2014)

Lindsay McQueen (Villajoyosa, Spain, 28 May 1979) is a hydroflight athlete. He has been involved with the company FlyBoard since it was invented by a French watercraft rider, Franky Zapata in spring 2011 and has actively taken part in the growth of FlyBoard.

He has taken part in all World Championships to date, Qatar (2012), Qatar (2013) and Dubai (2014). His best result was in 2012, when he came in 5th place, disqualified by a head-to-head battle in quarterfinals by Stephane Prayas from France, who went on to become the World Champion of that year.

He lives and trains in Ibiza there he is also sponsored. He is an image of the Ushuaïa beach hotel, Maremoto Jets, SEA-DOO Watercraft, Alkkemist premium Gin and FlyBoard Spain.

Early life and education[edit]

At age 5 he started water-skiing at the Cable Ski Benidorm in his home town in Benidorm (Alicante) and at age 8 he started to compete for the Spanish water-ski team in the category of Slalom achieving various Spanish champion titles. At age 13 he moved to Nottingham, UK to study. After finishing his studies at Carlton le Willows school he moved back to Spain where at age 19 started water-skiing professionally again and working as an instructor at Cerro de Alarcón water-ski school in Madrid where amongst other personalities he gave lessons to the present king of Spain SM Felipe VI. He was also one of the first Wakeboarder's in Spain and was the winner of the first Spanish national Wakeboard Championship held at Casa de Campo, Madrid. At age 29 he moved to Ibiza, Spain where he continued with businesses related to water-sports and in beginning of 2012 when French watercraft rider Franky Zapata invented the FlyBoard he signed the exclusivity for Spain and has dedicated his life to this sport ever since.

Performances and media[edit]


  • 1988. Water-skiing Spanish national champion in the "Alevin category"
  • 1989. Water-skiing Spanish national champion in the "Alevin category"
  • 1990. Water-skiing Spanish national champion in the "Alevin category"
  • 1991. Water-skiing Spanish national champion in the "Alevin category"
  • 1998. First Wakeboard Spanish national champion at Casa de Campo, Madrid
  • 2012. FlyBoard World Cup 5th place at Doha, Qatar
  • 2013. FlyBoard World Cup disqualified in first round for "flipping" the Jet ski, new rule for that year.
  • 2014. FlyBoard World Cup 10th place after first round at Dubai, UAE


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