Heroes of train attack honored in Sacramento hometown parade

Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler participated in a "Hometown Heroes" parade in their honor on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, along Sacramento's Capital Mall. The parade honored the trio for thwarting an Aug. 21 terrorist attack on a train
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Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler participated in a "Hometown Heroes" parade in their honor on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, along Sacramento's Capital Mall. The parade honored the trio for thwarting an Aug. 21 terrorist attack on a train
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‘Raw’ footage: Sacramento-area train heroes honored by WWE

By Noel Harris

nharris@sacbee.com

December 06, 2017 06:52 PM

Three Sacramento-area men stepped into the ring Monday, but not to throw down.

Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone were honored during “WWE Raw” at Los Angeles’ Staples Center. The men helped thwart a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in August 2015.

Pleasure to welcome Alex, Anthony, and Spencer to #Raw. These men have an absolutely incredible story of heroism and it was our honor to host them last night @STAPLESCenter. pic.twitter.com/sZJv7lOPIt

— Triple H (@TripleH) December 5, 2017

“Pleasure to welcome Alex, Anthony, and Spencer to #Raw. These men have an absolutely incredible story of heroism and it was our honor to host them ...” wrestler-turned-executive Triple H tweeted Monday.

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Stone posted a photo on his Instagram page and said they can be seen again Dec. 14 – that’s the day World Wrestling Entertainment is airing its annual “Tribute to the Troops” celebration. It can be seen on USA Network at 8 p.m. Skarlatos and Stone have military service experience.

Sadler, Skarlatos and Stone will have more exposure soon on a bigger screen. They star as themselves in Clint Eastwood’s movie about their ordeal, “The 15:17 to Paris,” premieres in theaters on Feb. 9.