By: Colleen Schmidt
The 2013 Canadian Hot Air Balloon competition was held in High River over the weekend and the winner will represent Canada at the world championship in South America next year.
The event was put on by the Heritage Inn Hotel and TD Bank and attracted hot air balloon pilots from across the country.
David Gleed from Langley, B.C. floated away with the top honor and will be traveling to Sao Carlos, Brazil for the 21st FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship in July of 2014.
Second place went to Dan Balinsky from Grand Prairie and Dale Lang of Taber was third.
Source: CTV News