Balloon Name: Cheaper than a wife
Attended my first Forest Park Balloon Race at age 5 in 1978. I would see the balloons fly over my house in Ballwin all summer long and would make my mom chase them down, I was hooked, they fascinated me for some reason. Began crewing in 1986 as a 13 year old. I began my flight training in 1997,and my childhood dream came true when I received my private pilots license in 2001 and commercial in 2003. Since then I have over 800 pic hours and flown in 20 states and 3 countries.