Roy Smith is from Knoxville, Tennessee. He has been a licensed balloon pilot for 15 years and has 650 hours as pilot-in-command of a balloon. He works for his own Geothermal Company. The name of his balloon is "Little 'G'". This will be his 14th year participating in the event.
Roy placed #10 in the 2011 Battle Creek Field of Flight Hot-Air Balloon Competition.