Kite Biographies


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Dave Gomberg

Owner of Gomberg Kites and Gomberg Kite Productions International, David is a longtime kite retailer specializing in show kites, inflatables,...
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Ed Grauel

Grauel compiled a complete listing of American kite patents, outstanding source material for kite historians, builders, and enthusiasts. He...
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Fran Gramkowski

Longtime kite retailer, Gramkowski was on the leading edge of the sport kite wave in the United States and then became a major proponent and...
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Guy and Claudette Gosselin

Guy and Claudette have distinguished themselves by making a variety of miniature kites, using both traditional materials (bamboo and paper) and...
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Helmut Georgi

Owner of Vienna’s Fly High kite shop, Georgi has been an active promoter of kites for the Austria public, serious kite enthusiasts, and kite...
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Janneke Groen

Longtime enthusiast Groen has made a number of beautiful contemporary Sode kites using piecework and patchwork sewing techniques. All...
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Kathy Goodwind

Making kites under the moniker of Suspended Elevations, in the late 1970s, Goodwind then opened Seattle’s Gasworks Park Kite Shop which has been a...
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Malcolm Goodman

Kite collector and promoter, Goodman has been involved with the Sunderland festival in northern England for over two decades. His extensive...
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Margaret Greger

Margaret’s “Kites for Everyone,” and its companion volume, “More Kites for Everyone,” are two of the go-to kite...
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Michel Gressier

Michel has become one of Europe’s most visible kite artists. His large-scale creations are a spectacular backdrop to many French kite...
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