25th annual Balloons, Tunes and BBQ wraps up - WBKO

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"35 a long time later, nonetheless each and every morning when I fly it's different,"



Hoehler pilots the Sunny Aspect involving Louisville balloon from New Albany, Indiana; just across the bridge via Louisville inside Southern Indiana. Balloons, Tunes and also BBQ most will go in the actual direction of United Approach as well as their causes.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky (WBKO)-- Although the create regarding Balloons, Tunes along with BBQ at the Warren County Regional Airport had been coming down, hot air balloons had been heading up.

Weather delayed all of them Friday and also Saturday however Sunday ended up being smooth sailing, or perhaps flying if you will.

"The crew, we wish in order to fly, I suggest that will be what we dropped here to complete along with and in which we want to place the show on, therefore we're disappointed as much is the crowd will be when we don't acquire to be able to fly," stated Dan Hoehler, a new veteran balloon pilot.

Hoehler stated it was the really first 12 months he attended Balloons, Tunes as well as BBQ together with his commercial balloon as opposed to his individual yet he plans to create throughout an annual trip along along with his crew. "My dad took me out towards the 1st balloon race up inside Louisville again inside '74 and also every 1 associated with the balloonists had been coming from on vacation at the time, there weren't any neighborhood pilots so we reached talk to these people along with start to see the balloons and it absolutely was bigger compared to life. I imply I've been blessed to become able to have a sport I can easily talk about using people...they have thus many different branches out of that they get it done yet we're consequently glad we had been in any situation to result from Southern Indiana together with Sunny side involving Louisville Balloon and be in a position being a component of the festival, just hopefully next season Nature will be a bit more gentle in it," Hoehler advised WBKO.

2,100 feet above Bowling Green can be quite high, however, not thus higher an individual lose sight of the real purpose you're there. I consider balloons, it brings the child from you...being that my dad required out to that very first race I got enthralled in regards to be able to the excitement and I feel that's think about it using 35 many years later, still every morning when I fly it's different," Hoehler said.

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