Kite Biographies


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Al Farsi Family

Abdul Rahman Al Farsi is the owner of the world’s largest kite (as of May 20, 2011), a giant manta ray made by Peter Lynn of New Zealand....
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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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Curt Asker

Asker is one of the pioneer kite artists, exploring the artistic possibilities of kites over forty years ago. His arresting images are as fresh...
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Kadek Dwi Armika

Coordinator and promoter for the Sanur International Kite Festival in Indonesia, Kadek helps to increase the skill of kite craftsmen as well as...
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Maurizio Angeletti

An innovative kite maker in the early 1980s, Italian Angeletti also wrote Construire Aquiloni, an easy-to-understand kite book with...
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Michael Alvares

Western Australia’s Alvares brings a special passion to teaching with kites. With children and adults he makes kites that feature local flora and...
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Richard Assman

Instrumental in the German weather observatory at Lindenberg, among other accomplishments, Assman is credited with discovery of the stratosphere (...
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Stuart Allen

A visual artist whose work deals with fundamental elements of perception such as light, time, gravity and space. His photographs, sculpture and...
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Werner Ahlgrim

Werner has been building kites since boyhood and has become a repository of knowledge about the German Roloplan kite. He has constructed an...
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William Allison

William M. Allison, of Dayton, Ohio, patented his sled kite in 1956, which proved there was no conflict with Francis Rogallo’s Flexible kite...
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