Kite Biographies


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Ajay Prakash

Indian travel agent Prakash has led numerous “desert kite tours” in India. Traveling to Jodphur and Jaipur during the kite season...
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Barry Poulter

Longtime kite artist and kite flying enthusiast Poulter has progressed from making his own signature works to producing custom sails for...
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Dan Proebstal

Dan produced innovative cellular kites in the 1990s. Characterized by umbrella-mechanisms for assembly and breakdown, these kites showcased...
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Daniel Prentice

Owner of Shanti Line Company in the San Francisco Bay area, Prentice became increasingly involved in the American kite movement in the late 1960s...
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David Pelham

Designer and author, Pelham became a permanent fixture of the kite landscape with his publication of the Penguin Book of Kites, in 1976....
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Gabriel Pantenier

One of the elusive kite designers of the early 20th Century, Pantenier developed sophisticated kites including a giant man-lifting model. He has...
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George A. Peters

Peters is a native Bermudan who has brought his island kite culture to a number of American kite venues. He has taught traditional Bermudan kite...
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George Peters

Starting in the 1970s, in Hawaii, George began making large, unique kites for sale in upscale art stores. He continued after moving to Colorado...
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George Pocock

Inventor of the char volant, kite carriage, Pocock was an early advocate for kite traction on land and sea and for the possibility that...
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Gerry and Cliff Pennell

Longtime Northwest US kite enthusiasts, Gerry and Cliff have traveled to many of the world’s great kite events to share their own creations...
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