Daniel Reusch is from Peoria, Illinois and will be participating in his 4th Battle Creek Field of Flight Hot-Air Balloon Competition. He has been a licensed hot-air balloon pilot since 2005. When Daniel is not flying his balloon he is employed as a Technician for an Engineering Company. This year he will be flying his balloon called Reu-Bix. His previous balloons were Sub Divo and Why Knot.