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Misc Kite Resources

John Barresi
Master sport / stunt kite flier, specializing in performance and instruction.

KiteMap.org
Google-driven directory of kite flying locations worldwide.

KiteLife Forum
Flier-to-flier community for help, information and discussion.

Kite Video Tutorials

LearnKites.com
KiteLife’s own collection of sport kite tutorials.

Randy Greenway
An excellent archive of dual line trick tutorials from the US.

Mama74
An excellent archive of dual line trick tutorials from Europe.

Kite Kits / DIY for Kids and Classes

Kites In The Sky
Quality kite kits for everyone. From simple just add art to intermediate skills required. We have kites to meet your event needs.

Kite Clubs / Organizations

American Kitefliers Association (AKA)
The largest kite organization in the world, membership in the AKA gives you a quarterly full color kite magazine, merchant discounts, national sport kite rankings, helps to provide education, sanctioning and insurance and a wide variety of other services.

Kite Trade Association (KTAI)
Dedicated to the kiting industry, this non-profit organization works to support kite retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers worldwide.

Drachen Foundation
Non-profit organization specializing in workshops, education and kite history archival online.

World Kite Museum
The only kite museum in the United States, in one of the most prominent kite cities in North America.

National Kite Month
Every April, this joint effort by the AKA and KTAI works to promote kiting nationwide.

AKA Affiliated Clubs
Check this out if you’re looking for more kooky kitefliers to hang out with.

Sport Kite Competition

World Sport Kite Championships (WSKC)
The only openly international sport kite championships in the world.

AKA Sport Kite Conference Rankings (USA/Canada)
Full standings from the American Kitefliers Association competition conferences.

AKA Sport Kite Compulsories
The internationally (IRBC) recognized shapes for flying in precision competition.

Roy Reed Animated Compulsories
A list of some current and obsolete sport kite precision compulsories.

Northwest Sport Kite League (NWSKL)
Local sport kite competition ranking and organization for the US Pacific Northwest.

Bay Area Sport Kite League (BASKL)
Local sport kite competition ranking and organization for the greater SF Bay Area (USA).

Eastern League (EL)
Local sport kite competition ranking and organization for the US East Coast.

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