Joe Zvada is from McAllen, Texas. He has been a licensed balloon pilot for 12 years and has 650 hours as pilot-in-command of a balloon. He presently works as an Aircraft Scheduler/Dispatch for Charter Company.
The name of his balloon is "Super Chicken", formerly known as "Free Bird". This will be his 9th year participating in the event.
Joe placed #9 in 2012 and #11 in 2011 in the hot-air balloon competitions.
Check out the Balloon Pong website.