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2019 AKA Award Nominations

Every year at the annual convention there are several awards given to our members. These are the highest awards given by our association, recognizing kitefliers who have made significant and inspirational contributions to the AKA and kiting in general. Many of these...

Elections and Awards

It is that time of the year again!!!  Time to elect new leaders of our great organization, and time to recognize those that have dedicated their time and service to the AKA. Ballots were mailed out by September 1st, and you should be seeing them in your mailboxes this...

2019 Candidate Statements

President nominations Nic O’Neill From the start I knew that if I committed myself to this, it would not be something that I could realistically finish in a single year. With so much history, and the changing landscape outside of the AKA it was imperative that a full...

Feeling the Absence

Undoubtedly, you have heard, or have felt the absence of a particular brand of enthusiasm on the kite field. Several weeks ago the kiting community lost a bright shining star; we were saddened to hear of the passing of Gayle Woodul. To know Gayle, if even in passing,...

Sport Kite Rules Update

Hey All Sport Kite fliers!!! Welcome to the new 2019 season! We hope that those of you that competed in the 2018 season will be joining us at the Annual Convention in October in Shreveport, Louisiana. You have about a week and a half left to get in on the Early Bird...

Call for Nominations for Awards

Do you know someone in the kite community that should be recognized? We are starting to collect nominations for the various awards the AKA hands out at the Annual Convention in October. Help us out and let us know who you think should be recognized.  Please have your...