Nop Velthuizen

Writer of several kite books, including two on sport kites, Nop is a pioneer in kite buggying, kite boarding, and kite sailing. He and wife, Michele, traveled across the US on bikes and wrote of the experience (please include book title here). Nop worked at kite store Vlieger Op and was central to the boom in power kites. He is also credited with the invention of the Genki kite, a light wind flier popular throughout the West.

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