Jeremy Rubin is from Ankeny, Iowa. He will be returning to Battle Creek for his 4th Hot-Air Balloon Competition flying his Legacy balloon. . Jeremy started ballooning as crew for friends of his Mom. Eventually, she got her license then he got his. He loves the competition of the sport and the camaraderie with the group of balloonists. He has been a licensed balloon pilot since 1999 and has over 500 hours as pilot-in-command of a balloon. He presently works in Finance. Jeremy and his wife Macenzie have 3 children, Madison, Avery and Reece.