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A New Version Of The Colorado Balloon Classic

Jan 26, 2015

The city of Colorado Springs says it is in final negotiations with a company to put on a new hot air ballooning event to replace the Colorado Balloon Classic.

The company that the city is negotiating with is called Hot Apple Productions. The company’s owner, Scott Appleman, served on the board of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta for six years. His hot air balloon ride company, Rainbow Ryders, is the largest balloon company in the United States.

You can find out more in the following links:

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