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Hot Air Ballon Ring Toss

Hot Air Ballon Ring Toss

One of the activities held during the week-long Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque is a competition that requires pilots to fly into the launch field and place a small plastic ring on one of the poles placed on the field. Pilots have to choose a launching spot away from the field and located so that prevailing winds will take them over the launch field.

A ringer scores a prize of $4,000.

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soulis07-Oct-2011 00:54
Excellent work. V.
Tom Briggs06-Oct-2011 20:03
Great catch, Ken (no pun intended) ... v
Vickie BROWN06-Oct-2011 14:33
Wow, I love the image, it seems a scene in the movie, great prize! A+ ~V~
Gary Hebert06-Oct-2011 12:44
excellent work Ken.... great action, color and pov... V.
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