Kite Biographies


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Andreas Agren

Andreas Agren, a long time kite enthusiast of Sweden, has made his mark in the world of kiting as a winner of miniature kite contests. He belongs...
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Angela Wu

Energetic promoter Wu was thrust upon the world kiting scene when she suggested a festival in Taipei and, without knowing what she was in for, the...
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Anke and Kisa Sauer

The Sauer sisters take very different but extremely effective approaches to their kite making. Anke has invented a collapsible cellular kite...
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Anna Rubin

Austrian artist Rubin has helped to launch a renaissance of artistic kite making. She is a fearless builder of amazing shapes, but retains a...
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Anton Bodoczky

Son of Hungary’s kite artist Istvan Bodoczky, Anton has distinguished himself as a top-flight kite maker. He has trained in fine arts as...
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Art Ross

For years, Canadian born Art Ross has produced spectacular, very large parafoils. His kites are characterized by their steady flight and lifting...
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B.F.S. Baden Powell

An experimenter with man-lifting with kites in the 1890s he proposed a kite man-lifting system for observation to the British military. Baden...
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Babu Khan

The highly regarded Indian kite maker of Jaipur, Rahjastan, India. Babu Khan is noted for his intricate patang (fighter kite), some with...
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Barbara Meyer

Barbara has been a longtime, active member of the American Kitefliers Association and has served as the organization’s president. She is an...
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Barry Poulter

Longtime kite artist and kite flying enthusiast Poulter has progressed from making his own signature works to producing custom sails for...
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