AustraliaSean KAVANAGH - Australia

  • World Rank: 38

Biography

I am a designer and production manager at Kavanagh balloons in Sydney, Australia. 

I have regularly competed all over the world since 1995.  I am the current Australian National Hot Air Balloon Champion having also won the title back in 2003.  I have  represented Australia in seven World Championships with a best result of 15th.  In 2008 I also set the Australian Altitude record of 37,838ft in a hot air balloon.

My competition balloon is the Kavanagh EX-60.  

When not flying, I can be found kite surfing and enjoying time with my family.

FAI World Championships and World Air Games
Year Event Country Location Ranking Average
202224th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship 2022SloveniaMurska Sobota51538
201823rd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship 2018AustriaGross-Siegharts, Austria28590
2015FAI World Air Games 2015United Arab EmiratesDubai30522
200818th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship 2008AustriaHofkirchen49549
200617th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship 2006JapanMotegi36500
200416rd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship 2004AustraliaMildura15675