JETPACK AMERICA TELEVISION APPEARANCES
Zendaya Coleman Jetpacking on Entertainment Tonight
April 24th, 2014
On Saturday, April 19th, actress, singer and dancer Zendaya Coleman and Entertainment Tonight host Brooke Anderson visited Jetpack America’s Newport Beach headquarters to give the sport of jetpacking a try as part of Visit California’s Dream It...Do It promotion, where they’re featuring several A-List celebrities experiencing some of the amazing adventures that California serves up on a daily basis...
Jetpacking Featured in Visit California Dream Big Campaign
November 10th, 2013
Jetpack America was honored to be asked to be part of the new Visit California Dream Big ad campaign, which was shot in various iconic locations around the great state of California. For the jetpack segment, we launched our jetpacks at 4am on San Diego Bay for a half-day shoot with the San Diego downtown skyline as the backdrop...
June 30th, 2012
Jetlev Southwest (now Jetpack America) paired up with Red 5 Studios, makers of the new FireFall video game, to film the opening episode of their new online show, Game Changers, which pits three celebrity guests against each other in real-life battles that a typical hero or heroine would encounter in today's video games...
KTLA-TV - Channel 5 - Los Angeles
News Report on Jetpack World Record
October 2nd, 2012
Local news station Channel 5 in Los Angeles reports on Jetpack America President Dean O'Malley's record setting 5 hour jetpack flight.
KCBS-TV - Channel 2 - Los Angeles
OC Man Travels 26.2 Miles on Jet Pack, Sets World Record
September 29th, 2012
Art Barron, reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9 said the trip used up 45 gallons of gas. O'Malley told Barron he was attempting the world record, "just to prove that it can be done. It's one of those things that people talk about. It should be do-able, but is it do-able?"
California Man Attempts Jetpack World Record
August 31st, 2012
Jetpack America President Dean O'Malley to attempt Jetpack world record by flying from Newport Beach to Catalina Island.
ABC News – Good Morning America
Couple Says 'I Do' in Jetpack Wedding
August 24th, 2012
ABC News highlights the Jetpack Wedding that took place in Newport Beach between adventure-lovers Amanda and Grant.
The Associated Press
Water Jetpacks Carry Couple at Calif. Wedding
August 23rd, 2012
"As a former wedding planner, Amanda Volf. wanted to make her nupitals unique. When Zozi, an online adventure travel website, offered a water jetpack wedding she and her husband-to-be, Grant Engler, said, "Why not?"."
CBS This Morning
Jet packs: Not just for superheroes anymore
August 2nd, 2012
"The Jet Lev -- short for Jet Levitation -- gives anyone the chance to fly. CBS News' Ben Tracy reports on the latest extreme water sport that uses 500 pounds of thrust and 1,000 gallons of water per minute to push you up in the air."
KNBC-TV (CH4) - Los Angeles
July 13th, 2012
"NBC News Los Angeles visited Jetpack America (formerly Jetlev Southwest) in Newport Beach to learn more about the Jetlev jetpack and how accessible it is to the general public."
Lisa Guerrero Tests Out Water Jetpack
July 22nd, 2011
"The water-propelled jetpack is the new hottest summer sport. John Morris, who owns Jetlev Southwest, accompanied INSIDE EDITION's Lisa Guerrero on her lesson in Newport Beach, California. Training on the jetpack starts with learning how to steer and use the arm controls. After a 20-minute training session, it was time to take flight."
Fox 5- San Diego, CA
July 14th, 2011
This is the most viral Jetpack video ever! This footage has lead to the creation of memes and continues to show up on websites all the time. Although it is a hilarious fail, the old adage holds true in this case, "There's no such thing a s bad publicity".
ABC America This Morning
June 3rd, 2011
ABC America This Morning covers the origins of hydroflight in southern California. People had never seem anything like it before, let alone had a chance to try it themselves. This report shows some great early footage of water Jetpack Flight.