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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas skydiving in Butler today with the US. Army Golden Knights

Skydive Kansas City has hosted the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team this whole week at the Butler Memorial Airport.

The Golden Knights tandem section provides the team with the unique ability to provide tandem parachute jumps to approved local and national celebrities, media personnel, and VIPs. This allows the team to jump with these celebrities into venues which have local and national flavor, interest, and appeal. 

This program was designed to allow celebrities and VIPs the opportunity to experience the freefall with the Knights while in a safe, carefully controlled setting and to showcase the skills and qualities of U.S. Army soldiers to these special individuals.

All week the Golden Knights have welcomed fire departments, police personnel, first responders and today Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas to come tandem jump at Butler Airport.

We spoke with Mayor Lucas and asked him if he was nervous or scared to skydive today. His reply was no I am strapped to a Golden Knight I feel I am safe! 

Mid America Live News would like to thank Chris Hall of Skydive KC and the U.S. Army Golden Knights for allowing us to come out and showing us great hospitality. 

More info on the Golden Knights here https://www.goarmy.com/events/golden-knights.html