Rick Kerber if from Wayland, Michigan. He came from a family of pilots and started flying at the age of 16. He flies the Michigan Cat/The Cat Rental Store balloon and has been with Michigan Cat for over 34 years. Rick's beautiful wife, Cris, and his amazing daughters, Jennie and Megan, will be his crew. He has been a licensed balloon pilot since 2002. This will be Rick's 14th year participating in the Field of Flight with over 600 hours. He has placed #11 in 2017, #9 in 2016 and #15 in 2012 in the Battle Creek Field of Flight Hot-Air Balloon Competitions.