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2013 – Ray Bethell

2013 – Ray Bethell

Nomination letter:  This nomination for the Edeiken Award is long overdue. But our nominee is as deserving today as he may have been five, ten, or 15 years ago. We are endorsing for AKA’s highest honor, the consummate global kiting ambassador. He has certainly...
2013 – Kay Buesing

2013 – Kay Buesing

Nomination letter: We would like to nominate an individual who we think is, beyond words, deserving of this prestigious award. This is a person who has given a lifetime of love, effort, and perseverance to the American Kitefliers Association and to kiting world, who...
2013 – Deb Cooley

2013 – Deb Cooley

Nomination letter: We had a hard time finding just the right award to attribute to Deb Cooley because as we read the qualifications over and over she just fit all categories of all three awards. We finally settled on the Lee Toy Award because Deb has a special place...

2013 Voting

Elections are held annually for president and regional directors across the country and around the world. Nominations for the Regional Directors named in Article IV, Section 7, and for the President shall be solicited from the members at least ninety (90) days prior...
2013 – Seaside, OR

2013 – Seaside, OR

36th Annual American Kitefliers Association Annual Convention and Grand Nationals Seaside, OR [hr] Sport Kite Place Name Score Novice Individual Dual Line Precision 1 Drew Bembenek 68.260 Novice Individual Dual Line Ballet 1 Drew Bembenek 58.160 2 Sylvia Bernauer...