iPhone 5 gets soaked filming FlyBoard ad, survives

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iPhone 5 gets soaked filming FlyBoard ad, survives

Need to film your friend's flying wakeboard stunts? Just whip out your iPhone 5.

(Credit: Video screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET )

It’s not often that the story behind the filming of a commercial is worth my time, but this spot for what’s basically a levitating wakeboard filmed entirely on an iPhone 5 caught my attention.

According to Sparkhouse, the marketing geniuses behind the whole campaign, the ad for the FlyBoard from Fly Jet Sports was filmed entirely using an iPhone 5 coated in a water-resistant coating made by Liquipel.

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In the behind-the-scenes video below, the crew and their iPhones get thoroughly soaked by the bizarre flying contraption — a board connected by a long hose to a Jet Ski. Take a look and then scr… [Read more]

iPhone 5 gets soaked filming FlyBoard ad, survives

iPhone 5 gets soaked filming FlyBoard ad, survives

iPhone 5 gets soaked filming FlyBoard ad, survives

iPhone 5 gets soaked filming FlyBoard ad, survives

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