Race fans and television viewers of Sunday’s Coca- Cola 600 will be treated to a special thrill when Dana Bowman, a member of Team Fastrax, America’s Skydiving Team, parachutes into the Charlotte Motor Speedway prior to the race.
Bowman, a retired Special Forces Soldier and former member of the U.S. Army’s elite parachute team, the Golden Knights, has gained global renown as a double amputee who continues to perform at high-profile events. His story – a classic tale of tragedy transformed into triumph – has inspired millions for nearly two decades.
On Sunday, May 25th, Bowman will descend from the sky on a special parachute bearing the logo of the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (Coalition), a leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding the lives of severely wounded veterans of the combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Read More.