In a “Hare and Hound” competition, balloonists try to hit the center of a large, 50 foot “x” with a weighted marker tossed from their balloon.  This balloonist gets ready to “make his mark” as he prepares to toss his weighted marker from up above.

A common balloon competition event is the “Hare and Hound” race.  The “hare” balloon takes off in advance of the “hound” balloons and flies at different altitudes to make it more challenging for the “hound” balloons to follow its path.  As an additional part of the challenge, the “hound” balloons drop a weighted marker on […]