Opportunity For Media Flight
Due To High Winds Friday Morning
Continues Thru Sunday
At Will Rogers Downs Near Claremore
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Dyer & Jayce Crowder were up well before sunrise in hopes of riding in one
of the hot air balloons during the media flights Friday August 7th, 2009. Unfortunately
the wind conditions did not allow the media to ride along in the balloons with
the experienced pilots.
annual balloonfest is a fundraiser and awareness event for the Gatesway Foundation.
Click the previous coverage link below for more details on events, locations and
(above) & Jayce had volunteered to provide photos for cvilleok.com and did
a great job with these photos. They were disappointed to not get any air time
but I'm glad they were not put in an unsafe situation, as the winds were deemed
too high at the 6am pilot's meeting. They will both start classes for their senior
year at CHS next week but have already been busy with track and football activities
this summer. -- Ted Wright 8/7/2009