PILOTS

Congratulations to 2019 National Balloon Classic Champion
Branden Bloom of Indianola, IA

2019 National Balloon Classic Pilots

#S3 Denny Anderson

Ankeny, Iowa

Balloon Name: Jack

​Banner:  #S3

#S4 Michael Glen

Mesa, Arizona

Balloon Name: Joelly

Banner: # S4

#S5 Dave Reineke

Mahomet, Illinois

Balloon Name: Peg Leg Pete

Banner: #S5

#1 Rob Bartholomew

Carlisle, Iowa

Balloon Name: Flametasia

Banner: #1

#2 Tyler Thompson

Des Moines, Iowa

Balloon Name: Marvel

Banner: #2

#3 Mike Reinert

Alta, Iowa

Balloon Name: Air Forge

Banner: #3

#4 Blake Aldridge

Longview, Texas

Balloon name: Inheritance

Banner: #4

#5 Jeremy Rubin

Ankeny, Iowa

Balloon Name: Legacy

Banner: #5

#7 Ron Nollen

Hartland, Wisconsin

Balloon Name: Last Lap

Banner: #7

#8 Matt Fenster

Bellevue, Nebraska

Balloon Name: RE/MAX

Banner: #8

#9 Jim Fromm

Ackworth, Iowa

Balloon Name: Ascension

Banner: #9

#11 Allen Anderson

Minden Nevada

Balloon name: Twisted Pixie

Banner: #11

#12 Ken Walter

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Balloon Name: Jacks UpSky

Banner: #12

#14 Bill Griffin

Carlisle, Iowa

Balloon Name: Golden Griffin III

Banner: #14

#15 Dale Dommer

Pearland, Texas

Balloon Name: Midnight Masquerade

Banner: #15

#16 Chris Reinert

Alta, Iowa

Balloon Name: Break Free

Banner: #16

#17 Harold “Bubba” Cliver

Lewisville, Texas

Balloon name: Bubballoon

Banner: #17

#18 Jason Davis

Indianola, Iowa

Balloon Name: 2 Pink 4 U

Banner: #18

#19 Ralph Rieck

Des Moines, Iowa

Balloon Name: Blu-By-You

Banner: #19

#20 Dean Carlton

Danville, Illinois

Balloon name: Wagz

Banner: #20

#21 Jamie Hohman

Olathe, Kansas

Balloon Name: Out of the Blue

Banner: #21

#22 Mark Harris

Denver, Colorado

Balloon Name: Full Circle

Banner: #22

#23 Christopher Cliver

Lewisville, Texas

Balloon name: Happy Hour

Banner: #23

#24 Robb Johnson

Council Bluffs, Iowa

Balloon Name: Joker’s Wild

Banner: #24

#25 Jason Jones

Overland Park, Kansas

Balloon Name: Chaos

Banner: #25

#26 Al Muir

Houston, Texas

Balloon Name: B.O.B.

Banner: #26

#27 Scott Armstrong

Urbandale, Iowa

Balloon Name: Twisted Truth

Banner: #27

#28 Chris King/Gary King

Urbandale, Iowa

Balloon Name: Dream Duster

Banner: #28

#29 Benji Clemons

Norwalk, Iowa

​Balloon Name: Left Turn

Banner: #29

#30 Garrett Hillary

Scales Mound, Illinois

Balloon Name: Forget Me Knot

Banner: #30

#31 Cory Bloom

Indianola, Iowa

​Balloon Name: Kubi

Banner: #31

#32 Cody Robinson

Kansas City, Missouri

Balloon Name: Grand Banana 2.0

Banner: #32

#33 Gary Haynes

Indianola, Iowa

Balloon Name: Racer del Sol

Banner: #33

#34 Stephen Coffing

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Balloon: Twist of Fate

Banner: #34

#35 Terry Montague

Centralia, Missouri

Balloon name: Patches

Banner: #35

#36 Carol Sherman

Kansas City, Missouri

Balloon Name: The Final Frontier

Banner: #36

#37 Bret Christian

Indianola, Iowa

Balloon Name: ResurreXion

Banner: #37

#38 Scott Edgerton

Indianola, Iowa

Balloon: Heaven’s Delight

Banner: #38

#39 Matt Bousselot

Marion, Iowa

Balloon Name: Sunfire

Banner: #39

#40 Gary Ruble

Indianola, Iowa

​Balloon Name: Little Bill

Banner: #40

#41 Kim Neill

Riverwoods, Iowa

Balloon Name: Traveller

Banner: #41

#42 Brad Craig

Carlisle, Iowa

Balloon Name: Cheetah

Banner: #42

 

#43 Mike Green