Sunday, November 5th, Team Fastrax™ will perform their popular patriotic American Flag demonstration jump as part of a special ceremony in front of Independence Hall to kick-off the Philadelphia Veteran’s Day Parade and Festival. The ceremony will include a special singing of God Bless America and the National Anthem, during which, Team Fastrax™ will jump in and gracefully fly their spectacular 2,000 sq. ft., and two 1,100 sq. ft. American Flags.
John Hart, Owner of Start Skydiving, and Founder of Team Fastrax™ said, “We are honored to be performing our patriotic American Flag skydive in front of the hall where our independence was founded. Members of Team Fastrax™ have served the United States of America as part of the Armed Forces, many in combat, so we particularly enjoy performing at any event that honors our Nation’s military.”
According to the parade website, with more than 150 organizations involving over 3,000 participants including 34 Veteran Service Organizations, the Third Annual Philadelphia Veteran Parade will be a celebration to remember. The Veterans Festival will feature live entertainment from Modzilla, TC Riot Band and Savior Soul, Midnight to Minutes, a beer garden featuring local craft breweries along with food trucks Phyllodelphia, Say Cheese!, El Guaco Loco and Happy Hour Food Cart which will offer pay-as-you go tasty bites and suds. Family friendly activities include large screen TVs broadcasting the Eagles game, a rock-climbing wall, face painting, balloon artists and more.
This performance of Team Fastrax™ is sponsored by the United States Army and is going to be dedicated to Army Staff Sgt. Carletta S. Davis. For more information on Staff Sgt. Carletta S. Davis, visit the Military Times website.
Team Fastrax™ is sponsored by SELECTiON.COM®, a leading provider of criminal background checks and pre-employment screening services. They are the most ambitious professional skydiving team in the world. The team has a roster of more than twenty-nine active members, with a collective of more than 300,000 skydives. Team Fastrax™ has performed exhibition skydives all over the world for audiences large and small as a patriotic display or as a product promotion.
For more information on the parade visit their website.