Celebrity Bald Eagle “Challenger” Soars during Indianapolis 500’s 100th Anniversary Running: Watch Flight Video Now

June 2, 2016 - running watch

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Millions of competition fans from around a universe got a really brief glance of
a luminary bald eagle “Challenger” as he soared over a initial turn
during Indianapolis Motor Speedway during a singing of God Bless America
(Indianapolis Children’s Choir) before a start of a 100th
Indianapolis 500.

The propitious fans seated nearby spin one got to suffer a whole eagle
flight, though as for a rest of a sell-out throng sitting and standing
around a 2.5 mile track, as good as a millions examination a competition on
ABC, they usually got a ten-second glance of this stately drifting symbol
of America.

The non-profit American Eagle Foundation (AEF) has now expelled a
full-length video of a flight, permitting millions of fans worldwide to
suffer this royal eagle’s finish pre-race performance. Challenger is
even wearing a lightweight action-cam on his back, providing a true
eagles-eye perspective of a Speedway. The video is accessible here (https://youtu.be/QlRsRLpcno0).

Challenger is a 27-year-old non-releasable bald eagle cared for by
the non-profit American Eagle Foundation in Tennessee (WWW.EAGLES.ORG).
He was blown from a furious Louisiana nest as a baby in a charge and was
incidentally human-imprinted by a people who discovered and hand-fed him.
Thereafter, Challenger could no longer tarry in a furious on his own.

Challenger is now a free-flying educational ambassador for his species
in a wild. He travels around a nation educating a open about
a significance of bald eagle charge and U.S. patriotism.

Over a past 20 years, Challenger has achieved free-flight
demonstrations during some-more than 400 events seashore to coast, including NFL
Pro-Bowls, AFC Championships, Fiesta Bowls, MLB World Series games, NCAA
Men’s and Women’s Final Four games, a Daytona 500, BCS National
Championships, National Soccer Championships, and large other
veteran and collegiate sporting events, as good as various
corporate and gift functions.

ABOUT AMERICAN EAGLE FOUNDATION (AEF)

The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable
classification whose goal is to caring for, restore, and strengthen a Bald
Eagle and other birds of prey. For 31 years, a AEF has been carrying
out a goal by Education, Repopulation, Conservation,
Rehabilitation. This open gift is headquartered during a Dollywood
thesis park in Pigeon Forge, TN (who is a AEF’s primary sponsor). Learn
some-more during www.eagles.org.

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