Grey Cup treks through city and sky before game

Fan March treks through downtown Winnipeg with the Grey Cup. Global News roof cam

WINNIPEG — Fans walked with the Grey Cup from the RBC Convention Centre and took the iconic trophy to The Forks.

The Grey Cup beginning its final march to The Forks where it will be flown to IGF. Mitch Rosset / Global News

Global’s Heather Steele and Mitch Rosset led the march through downtown Winnipeg.

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From The Forks, the Grey Cup took a scenic trip in a STARS Air Ambulance helicopter while Global’s Skyview-1 helicopter Live Streamed the event from the air.

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The Grey Cup safely stowed aboard the STARS Air Ambulance for its trip to the Investors Group Field. Josh Arason / Global News
Global's Skyview-1 overhead as the STARS Air Ambulance is loaded with precious cargo, the Grey Cup. Global News
Global cameraman Josh Arason gets the chance to pose with the Grey Cup and STARS Air Ambulance. Global News

Once the cup was loaded safely into the STARS helicopter fans were loaded into buses and transported to the Investors Group Field where STARS brought in the Grey Cup for the final leg of the trip to the stadium before the 103rd Annual Grey Cup that kicks off at 5 p.m.

Follow along with Global News on our Live Blog as Grey Cup action unfolds.


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