David Beckham did drive the speed boat during ceremony

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Did David Beckham really drive the speed boat?

If appearing in the opening ceremony wasn't exciting enough, Jade Bailey got to go one step further.

The 16-year-old was the lucky torch bearer who got to ride in the speed boat with David Beckham along the river Thames.

She told Ricky that Becks really did drive the boat live down the famous river in London for most of the way.

But she also told us that he didn't get to park it!