Wes Welker Takes Flight With The Thunderbirds

July 21, 2014 7:02 PM

Wes Welker Takes Flight With The Thunderbirds
" CHEYENNE, Wyo. (CBS4) – CHEYENNE, Wyo. (CBS4) – Wes Welker apparently had a need for speed on his last free week before the start of training camp.

On Sunday in Cheyenne the Denver Broncos wide receiver accepted the invitation to jump into the cockpit of an F-16 with the Thunderbirds, the Air Force’s official demonstration team.

Welker said he was excited by the opportunity.

“I hope you like roller coasters?” a Thunderbirds member asked Welker during his training session before taking flight.

“Yes,” Welker said.

“Well, this is going to be a roller coaster on steriods,” the trainer said.

“My first goal is to not throw up,” Welker said before boarding the plane. “And then my second goal would be not to pass out.”

Maj "

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