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retaks
06-25-2009, 10:31 AM
Colorado Springs, CO. On June 16th Team Retaks took part in the filming of a new TV special called “Sons of the Fallen,” with former WCW star and current host of Bull Run Bill Goldberg and actor Ryan Merriman.

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The show takes 26 boys of soldiers that gave their lives in the Iraq & Afghanistan wars and takes them on a once in a lifetime adventure. Team Retaks was able to give the kids a ride in a drift car with Formula DRIFT driver, Bill Sherman.

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Sons of the Fallen, this two hour television special produced by Emmy Award winning Producer Conrad Ricketts (Currently the Executive Producer of “Extreme Makeover Home Edition”) and Co-Executive Producer/Director Jack Cannon (Former Director of “Extreme Makeover Home Edition”, Gone Country) will reveal the stories of 26 boys who all have something in common, their Fathers paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.

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Team Retaks will be finishing out the FD season with their rebuilt car starting in Las Vegas.

Pikes Peak Int Speedway - Colorado Springs, CO. - From left to right: David, Bill Goldberg, Dylan Meikle, Wild Bill Sherman, Sean Kriner, Troy Meikle, Ryan Merriman, and Mike Angel.

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I_SMELL_SMOKE
06-27-2009, 10:21 AM
Very EFFIN' cool..

As a former military brat and having current family members serving, I am glad to see our sport give back some happiness to deserving people in their hard times of sacrifice..

Way to go RETAKS!..
btw-any idea on the airing date of this program?

retaks
06-30-2009, 07:17 PM
Very EFFIN' cool..

As a former military brat and having current family members serving, I am glad to see our sport give back some happiness to deserving people in their hard times of sacrifice..

Way to go RETAKS!..
btw-any idea on the airing date of this program?

We were told they are trying for this fall. We'll keep you posted. And thanks for the kudo's.

retaks
05-18-2010, 10:58 AM
Back on June 16th, 2009, Team Retaks went to Colorado Springs, CO. to give 26 boys a ride in our drift car.

"Sons of the Fallen", this special will reveal the stories of 26 boys who all have something in common, their Fathers paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.

Now this is showing in theaters TODAY.

CLICK HERE to find a theater near you. (http://www.ncm.com/FathomContent/PDF/EventTheatresReport_SOTF.pdf)

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. (http://www.fathomevents.com/OriginalPrograms/event/SonsOfTheFallen.aspx)


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driftstream
05-18-2010, 01:19 PM
Retaks FTW!

Bebop
05-18-2010, 03:00 PM
This show really sadens me. But any media is good media.

2JZdude
05-18-2010, 10:56 PM
Thats totally awesome! Thanks for sharing David