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AKA Featured Fliers Larry & Kay Day

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself: My name is Larry Day and my wife, Kay and I live in Clear Lake, Iowa. 16 years ago, we started the Color the Wind Kite Festival. It’s held annually on the third Saturday in February and our flying field is the frozen lake!...
AKA Featured Member – Barton Bailey

AKA Featured Member – Barton Bailey

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Barton Bailey, Oak Ridge, TN, A $30 Spectra Sport twin pack (a diamond dual line and a delta dual line) gifted to me by my mom on a family trip to Litchfield Beach, SC hooked me on kites and stunt kites in particular. A couple...
AKA Featured Member – Alan Ballou

AKA Featured Member – Alan Ballou

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Alan Ballou, Chesterfield, VA 2. Why did you join the AKA? I joined as a way to network with others in kiting. Love to read through the magazine when it comes out! 3. What is your favorite kite to fly? That would all depend on...
AKA Featured Member – Alexa King

AKA Featured Member – Alexa King

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m Alexa King and I live in Mount Vernon, WA. I’m a better kite maker than I am a kite flyer, but I love to do both. My son Sam took me to WSIKF in about 2000, and we were hooked. We learned about the Oregon...
AKA Featured Member – John Graves

AKA Featured Member – John Graves

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. John Graves, West Chester, OH. Started with an eleven dollar parafoil I bought at the first Airwaves here outside Cincinnati. I have been buying bigger and more complex kites since. I enjoy the travel to an increasingly large...