Reno Balloon Race

Ryan Jerz has fantastic photos and a story from the Great Reno Balloon Race last week.

The most amazing thing to me about riding in the balloon is how quickly upon launch the view changes. Just a few feet off the ground makes everything look different. I could now see the shape of the mountains against the valley floor and almost immediately I was looking at the tops of other balloons readying themselves for flight. We were one of the first few in the air so we had it all to ourselves for a few minutes.

He also linked to a video from Mike Henderson of Twelve Horses.

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