40th Annual Helen to the Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race & Festival
 May 30 thru June 1, 2013

Under Construction

Here are a few of the participants of this year's event.



JT Head III - Helen, GA
Dan & Susan Stukas  -  Central, SC 

2000, 2001, 2004  Winner   
2002 co-winner  
 
 

Earl Miller  -   Indian Pass, Florida 

1998 - Winner  
 
 

David Bristol  -  Helen, Georgia 

2002 co-winner





Jonathan Wright - Albuquerque, NM
Jim Hendershot - Greenville, SC 
2002 Hospitality award 
2003 Hospitality award
   Steve & Barbara Stokoe - Tampa, FL 

2003  Winner 
2008 co-Winner
2011  Winner

David Harwell  -  Griffin, Georgia

Don Edwards -  Albuquerque, NM 
 
 
Charlie Schobel  - Norcross, Georgia 
 
Carol Weiner  -  Akron, Ohio

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011- Hospitality award winner

Jamye Hendershot - Clemson, SC
 Dr. John Goddard - Griffin, GA
Tarp Head  -  Helen, Georgia 

1979 - Winner

Sam Alexander  -  Griffin, Georgia 

1997 - Winner


Jerry Rainwater - Seymour, TN
   Carol Rogers - Tallahassee, FL
   Jim Lynch - Ocala, FL
   Carol Owen & Mike Williams - Peachtree City, GA
Bill Thomas - Sautee, GA
Daryl Tatum - Cumming, GA 

co-Winner 2008
Winner - 2009, 2010, 2012

Ruth Swan & Dan Fitzgerrald - Huntsville, AL
Thom Wright - Albuquerque, NM
Craig McDonald - Cleveland, GA
Bud Person - Gainesville, FL
DJ Stukas - Central, SC

Ben Drennen - Navarre, FL

Colin Graham - Yuma, AZ & Roanoke, VA

Rocky Bailey - Griffin, GA

Jim Haselden -  Augusta, GA

Jimmy Hood - Knoxville, TN

Bob Willbanks - Lavonia, GA

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the 1st balloon ascent in Helen

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