FC Cincinnati Will Wow Fans With Skydive Start To Semifinal Playoff Game

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On Saturday October 27th, 2018, the FC Cincinnati Semifinal Playoff game against the Red Bulls II will start with an American Flag demonstration skydive by Team Fastrax™.

Team Fastrax Parachute Demonstration Team

Team Fastrax Parachute Demonstration Team

FC Cincinnati has done such a great job since their start in 2016, we’re incredibly proud.

Saturday, October 27th, 2018, Team Fastrax™ will add to the excitement of FC Cincinnati’s first semifinal playoff game with their fan favorite, patriotic American Flag demonstration jump. FC Cincinnati’s nail-biting playoff game last week was one for the books and this week’s is sure to be another great game.

At 4 PM, FC Cincinnati will kick-off against the New York Red Bulls II. Just before the game, right as the National Anthem starts to play, Team Fastrax™ will jump in with their majestic 2,000 sq. ft. American Flag, a red white and blue streamer and a skydiver trailing orange and blue smoke.

The show will be displayed on the scoreboard with the Team Fastrax™ live air-to-ground video feed, so spectators at Nippert Stadium can enjoy the experience on a whole new level.

“Team Fastrax™ is honored to be a part of such a momentous game for FC Cincinnati and thrilling day for Cincinnati sports fans,” commented John Hart, owner of Start Skydiving, and Founder of Team Fastrax™. “We always love it when our local teams do well. FC Cincinnati has done such a great job since their start in 2016, we’re incredibly proud.”

According to the USL website, FC Cincinnati advanced past the conference quarterfinals for the first time in its history with a 6-5 victory in a penalty shootout last Saturday against No. 8-seed Nashville SC after the teams had ended deadlocked in a 1-1 draw through 120 minutes of action. The result extended FCC’s undefeated streak to 24 games in league play, a run that began with a 2-1 victory against the Red Bulls II on June 2 when Cincinnati rallied to win at Red Bull Arena. FCC also recorded a 2-1 victory against New York at Nippert Stadium on July 21, although the Red Bulls II’s Tom Barlow almost found a stoppage-time equalizer for the visitors in that contest as he hit the crossbar with a late chance.

The top overall seed in the 2018 USL Cup Playoffs, FC Cincinnati has earned the right to host every round it plays at home at Nippert Stadium, up to and including the USL Cup Championship. Should FCC continue to advance, all games will be played at Nippert Stadium.

This performance of Team Fastrax™ is dedicated to Alabama Army National Guard Sgt. Aubrey D. Bell. For information on Sgt. Aubrey D. Bell, visit the Military Times website. Team Fastrax™ dedicates every performance to a local fallen hero. They may be gone but are not forgotten.

For more information on the game or for tickets, visit the FC Cincinnati 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 thirty-eight 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.

ABOUT SELECTiON.COM®
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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