Team Fastrax™ Skydivers to Entertain Spectators at the Preakness Festival

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Team Fastrax™ will be performing as part of the Preakness Festival in West Friendship, MD.

Team Fastrax™ member performs with a 2,000 sq. ft. American Flag.

Team Fastrax™ member performs with a 2,000 sq. ft. American Flag.

Starting on Friday, May 10, 2019, the Preakness Festival at the Howard County Fairgrounds will open for the weekend.

At 5:45 PM on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, Spectators will look to the sky as Team Fastrax™ reverently jumps with their 2,000 sq. ft. American Flag.

“Team Fastrax™ is excited to be featured at the Preakness Festival for the first time this year,” commented John Hart, owner of Start Skydiving, and Founder of Team Fastrax™. “We are honored to be a part of the Hot Air Balloon Festival with such a long tradition.”

According to the Preakness Festival website, the family-friendly festival will consist of live music, food, a Ferris wheel, a competitive eating competition, and midway rides and games. There will also be hot air balloon and helicopter rides. During the entire weekend, there will be live musical performances.
Admission is free to the Preakness Festival. For more information on the festival or to reserve your hot air balloon ride visit the Preakness Festival website.

Team Fastrax™ dedicates every performance to a local fallen hero. They may be gone but are not forgotten. These performances by Team Fastrax™ are dedicated to Army 1st Lt. Demetrius M. Frison and Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Deric M. Rasmussen. For information on Army 1st Lt. Demetrius M. Frison, visit the Honor the Fallen website. For information on Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Deric M. Rasmussen, visit the Honor the Fallen website.

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.

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.

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