He tried to show off his jet ski skills and met with instant, soaking wet karma

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It’s tough enough to ride a jet ski and not die on it, but this guy decided that he was more man than the machine and wanted to try a few tricks. Unfortunately, he assumed that he had the skills to pull of a backflip and learned very quickly that not only was he wrong, but that gravity was right.

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Stand-up jet skis have mostly gone out of style, but there’s a chance that you’ll be able to see them again. According to Jalopnik, Kawasaki, the company that first created the craft (they hold the trademark for the name Jet Ski), is planning on bringing back the trick skis. We would advise against any backflips.

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