Everyone knows that fire mages are the craziest of mages. After all there's that entire obsession with burning objects, burning buildings, burning teammates. Your team is bound to get sick of it at some point. Then you break out the other elements. Wind is the next best choice because while you don't get to set things on fire to watch them burn, you do get to send them up into the air to watch them fly. Or fall as the case may be.