Kite Biographies


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Alessia Marrocu

As a youth, Sicilian born Alessia Marrocu was introduced to the world of kites by her parents and she has since established her own playful and...
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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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Bob Maysmor

Bob is the authority on Maori kites of New Zealand. His book Te Manu Tukutuku: The Maori Kite gives insight into the long and interesting...
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Bob Mosier

One of six members of Bill Lockhart’s honorary Junction Kite Club, Bob was a student of Bill Lockhart and Betty Street and became enamored...
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Capitaine Madiot

Madiot’s cellular kite, with an internal, umbrella-like structure, won the French competition for man-lifting systems in 1909. However,...
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Don Mock

Longtime Northwest US kite maker, Mock burst upon the American kite scene in the late 1980s with asymmetric, Northwest Indian-inspired kites that...
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Don Montague

Wind surfing entrepreneur Montague, working on the Hawaiian island of Maui is one of the world’s most experienced kite sailors. Kite...
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Eden Maxwell

Author of the popular Kiteworks, Explorations in Kite Building and Flying, Maxwell is a painter, writer and kiteflier. After a...
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Eric Muhs

Seattle science teacher, Muhs was the recipient of research grants at the South Pole, where he turned to kite aerial photography (KAP) as a tool...
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Gary Mark

Gary is the founder of the Canadian Kite Federation and is active in organizing events and kite displays in Canada and around the world. He has...
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