Capt Sullenberger to be Rose Parade grand marshal

November 27, 2009

Another honor for Captain Sullenberger. He was named Grand Marshal of the 121st Rose Parade – the theme: “A Cut Above the Rest”. He will sit in the head float for the parade, which begins at 8 am on Jan 1st and will televised locally on KTLA.

Later, he will flip the coin to start the 96th Rose Bowl Game, which will be televised on ABC starting at 3:30 pm CST.

Hero pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger is announced the Grand Marshal of the 2010 Rose Parade

(Courtesy: Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association)

Wonder if he asked for a yellow rose…of Texas.


It has long been a family tradition to watch the Rose Parade.

Previous Grand Marshals:

2009  Cloris Leachman
2008  Emeril Lagasse
2007 George Lucas
2006 Sandra Day O’Connor
2005 Mickey Mouse

The 92nd Rose Queen is Natalie Anne Innocenzi (16).

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