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Boeing's 12th man jet flies over CenturyLink Field today with "Go Hawks!" on the underbelly.
Boeing’s 12th man jet flies over CenturyLink Field.


We spotted this 12th man Porsche on the way to the parade. Photos via Kevin Lisota
We spotted this 12th man Porsche on the way to the parade. Photos via Kevin Lisota

Is anyone in Seattle working today? It sure doesn’t seem like it.

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Hawks fans going nuts at 4th and Blanchard

The GeekWire team took a little field trip to downtown Seattle, celebrating the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory with the rest of the city. The governor was there, and so was the mayor. But the real action came when Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch was spotted on the front of a Duck amphibious vehicle, filming the crowd and tossing Skittles to thousands of fans.

Despite the delays in the parade and an overloaded cellular network, it was certainly a one-of-a-kind experience.

As GeekWire columnist Monica Guzman notes today, Seattle is “having a moment.” And today is all about soaking that in, enjoying the place we call home.

One of my Ohio friends texted me earlier today after seeing a photo of the mayhem in Seattle, noting how a winning sports team can really energize a city, quickly adding: “Not that we would know about that here in Cincinnati.”

In other words, moments like this don’t come around that often. Let’s make the most of it, and keep this Seattle momentum rolling, baby!

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