Team Fastrax™ will be performing a patriotic Aerial Demonstration as part of the Gold Star Families Day at Louisville Slugger Stadium. The Louisville Bats are a Minor League Baseball team and the Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Louisville Bats will face off against the St. Paul Saints in Louisville, KY on July 10th, 2022, at 1:05 pm. Just as the National Anthem begins to play, a skydiver from Team Fastrax™ will gracefully fly an 1,100 sq. ft. Gold Star flag. This particular flag has the signatures of over 300 Gold Star families on it, in remembrance of their loved ones.
“Team Fastrax™ is honored to perform our Gold Star flag jump for all of the Louisville Bats fans,” commented John Hart, owner of Start Skydiving, and Founder of Team Fastrax™. “We particularly love performing for any sports event that celebrates our Nation’s heroes and honors the sacrifices they made. Especially those who paid the ultimate price.”
According to the Louisville Bats website, Sunday’s game features free admission for all current and former military personnel and their families. Kids are invited to stick around after the Bats game and run the bases. Each kid ages 12 and under in attendance can receive a free kid’s meal during Sunday home games. Meal includes a hot dog, bag of chips and apple juice (12 oz.). Visit the kiosk behind section 115 to claim your free meal. Note, one free kid’s meal per child.
For more information on the game or to purchase tickets visit the Louisville Bats official website.
This performance by Team Fastrax™ is dedicated to an unforgettable American Hero, Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams. Williams was the last surviving World War II recipient of the Medal of Honor, until he passed away June 29th, 2022. He created the Woody Williams Foundation, a charitable 501c(3) nonprofit organization that encourages, with the assistance of the American public and community leaders, establishing permanent Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities throughout the United States, conducting Gold Star Families Outreach across the country, providing Living Legacy scholarships to eligible Gold Star Children, and advocating for educational benefits for all Gold Star Family members. For more information on Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams and his foundation, visit woodywilliams.org.
ABOUT TEAM FASTRAX™
Team Fastrax™, sponsored by SELECTiON.COM®, is 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. To schedule a Team Fastrax™ performance at your next event, go to the Team Fastrax™ website.
SELECTiON.COM® is a nationwide provider of criminal and pre-employment background screenings, also referred to as a Consumer Reporting Agency. Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, SELECTiON.COM® is a veteran-owned company that has been in business since 1991 and offers more than 35 background and data collection services.
Matt Harvey, Team Fastrax, 740-971-8278, [email protected]
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