Hudson Valley Balloon Festival July18th – 20th – 2008

Launch site – Northern Dutchess Hospital…

Pilot: Dr. Sandra Rolfe
Sponsor: Health Quest
Launch sites: Friday, Northern Dutchess Hospital; Saturday, HRRA Boathouse
Dr. Sandra Rolfe became a balloon pilot several years after first purchasing her balloon and being sidetracked by family and overseas travel. But once licensed as a pilot in 1995 she has been happily floating the skies throughout eastern Canada and New York. She is now the proud owner of 3 ½ balloons – and chief pilot of the Women With Altitude balloon team. She loves ballooning for the freedom and bird’s eye view of the world, along with the adventure & new people she meets along the way.