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Double-amputee veteran skydives above Sturgis rally with giant US flag, Trump 2020 parachute

Added 08-11-20 10:11:02pm EST - “A skydiver with two prosthetic legs jumped out of an airplane to carry a huge American flag down to the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota over the weekend ?" and anyone who looked up to watch would have been able to see…” - Foxnews.com

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A skydiver with two prosthetic legs jumped out of an airplane to carry a huge American flag down to the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota over the weekend.

Sgt. 1st Class Dana Bowman, is a former Special Forces soldier and a member of the Army’s Golden Knights parachute team, which is also how he lost his legs. He suffered the injuries in a mid-air collision during a Golden Knights training incident that left a fellow skydiver dead.

He has 4,000 jumps under his belt, many of them after the accident, according to Black Hills Fox, a South Dakota station.

"You know it is so exhilarating to be an inspiration to a lot of them,” he said. “Some are looking for hope. Hope for despondent, courage to the timid, and strength to the weak.”

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