Balloon-rally-thursday-liftoffIt was an almost perfect weekend for the balloonists at the Wausau Events Balloon and Rib Fest, held for the 10th year at the Wausau Municipal Airport. While the winds were a bit strong for liftoffs on Friday and Saturday evenings, there were still plenty of color and excitement during the four day event. While working as a volunteer providing the flight line security and weather information to the pilots, I had a chance to catch a few pictures of the event. Be sure to scroll all the way to bottom and view the video clip from Saturday’s early dawn liftoff. Enjoy the color and relive the excitement of this year’s Balloon Festival.

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