Kite Biographies


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Robert Josjor

Robert has been making contemporary fighter kites for many years and has shared his passion at the Junction, Texas International Kite Retreat as...
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Robert Trepanier

Montreal artist Trepanier made an immediate impact on the kite world with his airborne portraiture. His kites feature caricatures of everyday...
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Robin Levick

Another member of the American fighter kite community, Robin is a youngster who came to the sport in his teens. Making and flying his own designs...
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Romeo and Donald Collado

From Hawaii, the twins brought their colorful island heritage to life in their handmade, aplique kites. Active in the mid-1980s, they helped...
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Ron and Charm Lindner

This husband and wife team are active members of the American Kitefliers Association. They have organized the annual auction, the convention fly...
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Ron and Sandy Gibian

Longtime kite makers, Ron and Sandy have collaborated on a number of memorable cellular, figure, and flat kites. Ron brings a sense of whimsy to...
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Ron Klein

Photographer Klein made a replica of George Lawrence’s “captive airship” camera and recreated Lawrence’s famous 1906 San Francisco aerial...
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Ron Moulton

Long-time aviation enthusiast Moulton established the British Kite Flying Association in 1975 and contributed to world kite literature with, ...
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Ron Reich

One of the most memorable members of the Top of the Line Sport Kite Team organized by Don Tabor, Reich introduced a higher level of choreography...
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Ron Spaulding

Ron has actively worked to preserve the kite heritage in Thailand by researching, writing, and organizing. He produced the Thailand Kite Heritage...
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