football-fbs flag

Janie Harris | NCAA.com | September 1, 2016

Fighting Irish take to waves in preparation for season

The Fighting Irish took to the waves and flew through the air one afternoon. A variety of players from the offensive line to special teams suited up and tried flyboarding in the video colloboration with Bleacher Report.

Flyboarding is a newer watersport where an individual straps themselves to a board, which is connected to a watercraft like a Jet Ski or Wave Runner, that sends the individual through the air using water propulsion. The players threw passes to their teammates in the air, practicing their balancing ability and hand-eye coordination. 

Will the punter’s ability to catch a football while on a flyboard help Notre Dame throughout its season? Maybe not, but at least the Fighting Irish players look like they were able to enjoy a summer day before buckling down and focusing on football season.

Notre Dame will soon be drying off their helmets to travel and face Texas in their opening game on Sunday, Sept. 4. 

RELATED: Will Notre Dame make the Playoff? 

College football preview for 2022 season: Bleacher Report's Adam Kramer makes predictions for next season

Bleacher Report college football senior writer Adam Kramer joins NCAA Digital's Michella Chester to take a look at what fans can expect ahead of the 2022 season.
READ MORE

Colleges with the most overall No. 1 picks in NFL draft history

These are the colleges with the most No. 1 overall picks in the NFL Draft since it began in 1936, led by Notre Dame, Oklahoma and USC with five each.
READ MORE

College basketball teams with the most WNBA 1st-round draft picks

Connecticut leads all women's college basketball programs with 25 players taken in the first round of the WNBA draft.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners