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Video, photos of A.J. Hawk’s ride with Blue Angels

Posted by Mike Spofford on June 2, 2014 – 8:00 am

Packers LB A.J. Hawk took a backseat ride with a U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration squadron on Wednesday in La Crosse, Wis., and an in-flight video is available above.

Photos of Hawk’s excursion, which took place at Deke Slayton Airfest, are also available.

Hawk told reporters following Thursday’s OTA practice that he got sick a couple of times, but he called the flight “amazing” and something he’d do again “in a heartbeat.” The ride lasted 50 minutes, and Hawk said as someone who gets carsick, he first got sick less than 15 minutes in but stuck it out and got the thrill of a lifetime.

 

 


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9 Responses to “Video, photos of A.J. Hawk’s ride with Blue Angels”

  1. By sugarbush on Jun 2, 2014 | Reply

    Phew!

  2. By OKGOPACK on Jun 2, 2014 | Reply

    omg, just watching it made my stomach upset! AJ did GREAT!!!

  3. By Rick Webb on Jun 2, 2014 | Reply

    WOW!! It’s a good thing AJ went for that ride because I never could. Those pilots are so awesome and so cool!!

  4. By Gina Chavez on Jun 2, 2014 | Reply

    Calm and cool in front of the camera.. Way to keep it together A.J.!

  5. By Isaiah Wakeen on Jun 3, 2014 | Reply

    Its pretty cool knowing that AJ Hawk flew right above my house! I was watching the blue angles on my deck all week !

  6. By Larry Lancaster on Jun 4, 2014 | Reply

    AND gets to play @ Lambeau, how lucky can you get, Go Packers and Angels!

  7. By Patrick on Jun 5, 2014 | Reply

    Chewing gum?

  8. By turbopro25 on Jun 6, 2014 | Reply

    Did anyone else notice that the plane took off of the runway at the very last foot of the runway…INSANE

  9. By Jeremy on Jun 7, 2014 | Reply

    The plane was actually off the ground @ :23 but they didn’t go vertical until the end of the runway.

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