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2009 – Ron & Charm Lindner

Nomination letter: For as long as anyone can remember, Ron Lindner has chaired the annual AKA FlyMart. It is a seemingly simple job — to recruit participants, fairly assign spaces, assist with set-up, sort out problems, guard the doors, and make sure the money...

2009 – Bill Bigge & Steve Ferrel

Bill Bigge Nomination letter: This to nominate for the 2009 Steve Edeiken Memorial Kiteflier of the Year Award our longtime friend WILLIAM R. BIGGE. Though Bill is one of the most reticent kitefliers among us, we hope with this nomination to bring attention to his...

2009 – John Pollock

Nomination letter: I have often been awed by the creativity and artistry of kites I seen at events around the world. But seldom have I been as moved as when I toured the AKA kite art gallery several years ago in Ocean City. I found there the remarkable kites of John...

2009 Voting

Results of the 2009 Elections The Elections Committee received a total of 956 ballots of which 1 (0.10%) was deemed to be spoiled or invalid. President Candidate Votes Barbara Meyer 518 54.2% Gary Engvall 435 45.5% Richard Hawkins 1 0.1% Corey Lama 1 0.1% Regional...
2009 – Rochester, MN

2009 – Rochester, MN

32nd Annual American Kitefliers Association Annual Convention and Grand Nationals Rochester, MN [hr] Sport Kite Experienced Individual Dual-line Ballet Place Name Tiebreakers & Deductions Score 1 Donna Houchins 63.733 2 Paul Koepke 62.733 3 Elizabeth Gordon...