Dorothy and Andrei have been flying kites for 25 years and building them for about 20, but never too seriously. Andrew went to his first kite festival when he was … Read more »
Celebrity Kite Flyers 2008
Vancouver, BC’s, Art Ross builds and flies the largest kites in Canada! He will be bringing two of his huge kites each about the size of a house!
Bev Dockrill, of Edmonton, Alberta, makes and flies single line kites and loves to come to the Windscape Kite Festival.
Bud Taylor is from Airdrie, Alberta and is Canada’s “Kite Guy”. He is an avid flyer and kite builder for more than 40 years. Bud and his family have attended … Read more »
David Tuttle has been interested in kites since the late 1970s when at the Ontario College of Art he was assigned a kite design project. This piqued his interest and … Read more »
Deb Lenzen is from Bismarck, North Dakota. She has been flying kites since 1990 but the last seven years have found Deb moving into the realm of kitemaking and it … Read more »
Don was bitten by the “Kiting Bug” in 1998 on a beach in Mexico. On his return to Winnipeg, he bought a single line delta kite, followed by a dual … Read more »
Raj grew up flying kites where kite flying was especially celebrated at Easter. He was exposed to a tradition of kite flying, not only as a recreational activity but as … Read more »
Gary flew kites as a child in the 1970s, He really began avidly flying in Vancouver, British Columbia during the late 1980s. He was inspired by one of the greatest … Read more »
George Aronetz, of Edmonton, AB, has been flying all sorts of kites for 23 years and was the founder of the “Kites Over Callingwood” Festival in Edmonton.
My name is Kerry St. Dennis and I began flying a stunt kite in 1995 with a buddy and I was hooked. I went out and bought a couple of … Read more »
My name is Lucy Jonkman. I am a member of the Royal City Fun Flyers, Guelph and I began flying kite in 1995 with my husband to keep him company. … Read more »
The Rose’s have been flying kites of all sorts for many years now. It has become a family passion which allows them to spend time together as family, enjoy the … Read more »
Mike has built and flown his hand-crafted kites throughout the United States and Canada for fifteen years, often as an invited guest. He has traveled to Berck, France as a … Read more »
Montreal’s Normand Girard has studied architecture and combined his training with his passion for kites to produce beautiful “animated wind sculptures”. He mixes the creative process with the science of … Read more »
Ray Gowan, of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, has been flying and building kites for many years and has become our resident Stunt Kite Expert. He regularly organizes kite flys out at … Read more »
Adrian Flanagan of Victoria, BC. Flying since September of 2006, Adrian started with dual line kites, and was introduced to Revolution Kites six months later. Finding a natural aptitude with … Read more »