If you’re a “Clash of Clans” fan, you might be familiar with certain skeleton-faced Balloons. Well, we took to the skies to find some real-life balloon pilots at the top of their game. Meet Rhett Heartsill, the reigning world champion of hot air ballooning. That’s right—ballooning is a competitive sport. Much like in “Clash of Clans,” the objective of balloon pilots is to hit a target. But these real-life targets are a whole lot smaller than your typical Wizard Tower. Game on.
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