LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -

UW-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow flew with the Blue Angels in La Crosse on Wednesday morning.

Gow said a Navy recruiter on campus nominated him for the VIP flight experience.

Gow shared the GoPro video of his trip with News 8. His flight lasted about 40 minutes, but here are some of the highlights in the 6-minute video attached to this story:

00:00 “The canopy is coming down.”
00:10 Takeoff
00:40 360-degrees slow roll, then fast
02:00 upside down
02:28 plane banking
02:50 6Gs
03:10 2 loops
03:24 large loop
04:12 weightlessness
04:45 Gow views the UW-L campus
05:51 plane banking; 6.2Gs

The Blue Angels were practicing in La Crosse on Thursday for this weekend' Deke Slayton Airfest.

PHOTOS: A. J. Hawk flies with the Blue Angels

Published On: May 29 2014 11:32:56 AM CDT   Updated On: May 30 2014 02:58:59 PM CDT

Green Bay Packers inside linebacker A.J. Hawk came to La Crosse on Wednesday, May 28, to take a ride with the Blue Angels. On Thursday, the Blue Angels practiced their routine for the Deke Slayton Airfest.

A. J. Hawk arrives in La Crosse
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