Jurgen Raasch (Germany)
Jurgen Raasch has been flying gas balloons since 1981. A trainer of both hot air and gas balloons Jurgen has more than 400 hours of flight time. With more than 100 balloon flights in the high Alps, Jurgen is very familiar with ballooning at altitudes high enough to require the use of oxygen. Jurgen has participated in many international competitions including the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in 1994 and 1995.