Kite Biographies


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Pete Dolphin

Active with kites for over twenty years, Dolphin is an accomplished kite maker, sport kite performer, and American Kitefliers Association...
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Pete Siracusa

Retired restaurant owner Siracusa retired to the island of Maui and continued his kite hobby by learning to kiteboard. He has built a kite-powered...
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Peter Boekelheide

A graudate of Oberlin College, Ohio, Boekelheide taught himself Chinese and took leave from school to study there. We asked him to do a...
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Peter Bults

Peter Bults is a very energetic kite enthusiast who has focused his interests in the world of kite aerial photography (KAP). He has developed and...
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Peter Lynn

Kite designer, innovator, promoter, and theoretician, Lynn is a world authority on kite design. His large kites are fixtures at kite festivals...
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Peter Malinski

German artist and designer, Malinski pushed creative kite design in the late 1980s and 1990s. Passing away at the early age of 53, he left a...
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Peter Powell

One of the first to popularize two-line “stunt kites,” Powell’s diamond-shaped model was the predecessor to the Rainbow stunt...
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Peter Reese

Reese is the author of a newer biography of Samuel Franklin Cody, The Flying Cowboy. This is a celebration of the exciting life of Sam...
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Peter Rieleit

Rieleit burst upon the kite scene in the early 1990s with a number of spectacular air-inflated creations. The spectacular four-winged dragonfly...
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Phil McConnachie

Phil is a premier kite designer most recently known for his collapsible, cellular and Eos kites. These innovative kites are easy to erect, great...
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