The Hot air balloon pilots and crew who return to Prosser Washington each year have become extended family to the folks involved with The Great Prosser Balloon Rally. Prosser welcomes them with open arms each and every year.

The 2014 Great Prosser Balloon Rally Pilots and their balloons

  • Carmen Blakely....  Tierra Madre
  • Jerry Cummins.... Spirit of Walla Walla
  • Doug Fifield...... Merged Assets
  • Roy Foote.... Tahnimara II
  • Randall Fuehrer.... Magic
  • Tim Gale.... Checkmate
  • Gordon Hall... Burning Daylight
  • Cheryl Isaacs.... Padre del sol
  • Mandy Johnson.... Gertie
  • Vic Johnson.... Toby
  • Dale Justice.... Outer Limits 
  • Kemp Lindsey.... Liberty Belle
  • Greg Miller.... I'll Fly Away
  • Koh Muria.... Florenze
  • Rod Purdom.... Homer
  • Dawne Rushkarski.... Fired-Up
  • Larry Simburger.... Starfire
  • Jesse Satterlee.... Boss Angell
  • (Kong) Jeff Shields.... Nat
  • Laurie Spencer.... Spirit of Boise
  • Scott Spencer.... Dawn Treader
  • Mark Yonker.... Gold Member
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    Balloonist's Prayer
    May the wind welcome you with softness.
    May the sun bless you with his warm hands.
    May you fly so high and so well,
    God joins you in your laughter.
    And may he set you gently back again,
    Into the loving arms of Mother Earth.