Kite Biographies


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Angela Wu

Energetic promoter Wu was thrust upon the world kiting scene when she suggested a festival in Taipei and, without knowing what she was in for, the...
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Craig Wilson

An accomplished Kite Aerial Photographer as well as innovative indoor kite performer, Craig helped put a distinctive mark on the American kite...
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David Wagner

An artist who has had kites as a part of his life for decades, David has experience in the design, production, and collaboration of many kites and...
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Ed and Bonnie Wright

Learning the intricacies of the parafoil at the knee of Mayor of the Green, George Hamm, Ed and wife Bonnie soon refined a parafoil design for the...
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Harold Writer

One of kiting’s “bridge generation” who actively made kites as a child in the 30s, Harold re-started making kites in the 60s and 70s. Using...
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Mike Waltze

Mike was one of the first windsurfers and entrepreneurs to explore the possibilities of kite boarding. Following in the footsteps of Corey...
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Toranosuke Watanabe

One of the famous professional kite makers of the Shirone and Sanjo region, Watanabe-san’s rokkaku set the standard for the design...
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Tyrus Wong

Tyrus Wong, born in...
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Uli Wahl

Wahl is interested in wind-produced music; Aeolian sounds produced by harps or flutes. His website features traditional kite designs featuring...
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Wayne Wilson

A director at Los Angeles’ Amateur Athletic Foundation, formed after the 1984 Olympics, Dr. Wayne brought extensive archival skills to the...
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