Founded in 1978, the Great Texas Balloon Race has become one of the premiere ballooning events in the world. Held at East Texas Regional Airport near Longview, Texas, the annual Balloon Glow draws thousands of spectators each year.
Click the video below for highlights from this 2017 Great Texas Balloon Race.
Lane Luckie is an award-winning journalist based in Texas. A news anchor, reporter and producer, he is also an avid photographer and traveler. His journalistic interests include government, aviation, spaceflight, religion, and higher education. Luckie received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University.
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