Fastrax ™ Team to Perform at Appalachian State Senior Football Game



Fastrax Parachute Demonstration Team

Team Fastrax â„¢ will perform their highly anticipated US Flag demonstration jump as part of the Appalachian State Mountaineers Senior Day game at Kidd Brewer Stadium on Saturday, September 27, 2021. The Mountaineers are an FBS Division I team of the Sun Belt Conference and face their rival, the Georgia Southern Eagles. The game begins at 2:30 p.m., and as part of the opening ceremony, the Fastrax â„¢ team will also participate with their majestic 1,800 square foot American flag, the Appalachian State flag and a red banner, white and blue. The show will be displayed on the scoreboard along with the team’s live air-to-ground video feed, so spectators at Kidd Brewer Stadium can enjoy the experience on a whole new level.

John Hart, owner of Start skydiving, and founder of Team Fastrax â„¢ said, “We are honored to perform our patriotic American Flag parachute for the Appalachian State Seniors Game, especially as they face a rival. It’s sure to be a great game.

According to the State of Appalachian Football website, App State’s victory in Troy last weekend clinched an East Division title from the Sun Belt and a spot in next weekend’s Conference Championship game against the West Division champion of Louisiana. In between, this weekend’s regular season finale will pit the Mountaineers (9-2, 6-1) against Georgia Southern (3-8, 2-5) on Black Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Limited tickets remain for the ESPN + game, which will begin at 2:30 p.m. With NCAA granting one more year of eligibility following COVID-influenced 2020 season, App State has sixth, fifth “seniors” and fourth years. among the 28 players recognized before Saturday’s game. App State has played 36 times against Georgia Southern since 1932 and has faced the Eagles in every year since joining the Mountaineers in the Southern Conference in 1993, but this is the first time their clash has been scheduled in advance for the last Saturday of the regular season. Last year’s game was moved from mid-October to December 12 due to COVID protocols, and App State won 34-26 with big games in the fourth quarter coming from Virgil (kickoff return from 100 yards) and Nate Noel (70 yard touchdown rush).

For more information about the game or for tickets, visit the Appalachian State website.

The Fastrax â„¢ team dedicates each performance to a fallen hero. They may have disappeared but are never forgotten. This performance by Team Fastrax â„¢ is dedicated to Air Force Captain Kelliann Leli, who died on September 27, 2020, while serving on Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. For more information on Air Force Capt. Kelliann Leli, visit the Military time website.


The Fastrax ™ team, sponsored by SELECTION.COM®, is the most ambitious professional skydiving team in the world. The team has a roster of over twenty-nine active members, with a collective of over 300,000 parachute jumps. The Fastrax ™ team has performed exhibition parachutes all over the world for audiences large and small as a patriotic display or as a product promotion.


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