Sunrise Balloons Miami is piloted by none other than Captain Flylow himself, Mark Kersten. Hot air Ballooning in Miami, South Florida and near the Atlantic Ocean and the Everglades can be a challenging endeavor. Mark Kersten is an experienced hot air balloon pilot who takes safety very seriously. Weather plays a tremendous factor in whether or not the balloon can fly. If the weather isn’t conducive, Mark always chooses safety first.