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Elite former military skydivers jump into San Diego July 1

Army vets Hart and double amputee Bowman dive into Embarcadero Marina Park North Tuesday

San Diego, CA. June 30, 2014. Two elite veterans of the U.S. Army Rangers and the Golden Knights will skydive into Embarcadero Marina Park North at noon, Tuesday, July 1, withpatriotic aerial flag displays during the National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention. The NSA has over 3,000 members worldwide and the convention is at the Hyatt Manchester in San Diego through July 2.

WHO:  Dana Bowman, a retired Sergeant First Class, Special Forces Soldier and a former member of the Army’s elite parachute team, the Golden Knights, will fly the American flag during the jump. Bowman, a double amputee, lost his legs in an accident during the annual Golden Knights training in Yuma, AZ in 1994.

David Hart, former Army Ranger, has over 4,000 jumps and will carry a large NSA flag with a red, white and blue banner. Hart has competed at the U.S. Nationals Skydiving Championship and has facilitated over a thousand first jump experiences. His Team Fastrax performs over 200 shows a year and also takes wounded warriors skydiving. The team has jumped over Lower Manhattan on the anniversary of 9/11, into NASCAR races, professional sport stadiums, airshows and even symphony performances.

WHAT: A patriotic celebration for the National Speakers Association convention sponsored by Speaking Eagles, a professional speaking group of aviators, military veterans and aviation professionals.

WHERE: Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Boulevard, next to the Hyatt Manchester at 1 Market Place, San Diego

WHEN: Noon, Tuesday, July 1


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Team Fast Trax jumps with the U.S. flag over NYC

Team Fast Trax jumps with the U.S. flag over NYC

See video of Team Fastrax’s Flag Day Jump: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoqM7aaEIVI




Editors’ note: Scheduled skydive is weather dependent 

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