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World Hot Air Balloon Championship

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Rhett Heartsill of the U.S. takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Rhett Heartsill of the U.S. takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Rhett Heartsill of the U.S. takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Competitors approach a target during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors approach a target during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors approach a target during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Cliff Skocdopole of Canada takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Cliff Skocdopole of Canada takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Cliff Skocdopole of Canada takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Judges watch competitors approaching a target during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Judges watch competitors approaching a target during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Judges watch competitors approaching a target during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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A flock of birds passes Chase Donner of the U.S. during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

A flock of birds passes Chase Donner of the U.S. during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

A flock of birds passes Chase Donner of the U.S. during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Maksym Demchuk of Ukraine takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Maksym Demchuk of Ukraine takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Maksym Demchuk of Ukraine takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Rene Erni of Switzerland drops a marker during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Rene Erni of Switzerland drops a marker during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Rene Erni of Switzerland drops a marker during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Officials watch competitors approaching a target during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Officials watch competitors approaching a target during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Officials watch competitors approaching a target during the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. 

REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Peter Molnar of Hungary takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Peter Molnar of Hungary takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Peter Molnar of Hungary takes part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Competitors take part in the FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship near Gross-Siegharts, Austria. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
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