April 8, 2011

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection

Collection Number: 55

Post Type: Photo/s

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Artist or Author: Alison Fujino

Creation Year: 1989


These photos were of Ron Reich at the height of his stunt kite career performing as a member of the team Top of the Line, San Diego, California. Ron discovered stunt kite flying n 1985, and within one year won a national championship individual aerial ballet. An oceanic engineer by profession. As captain of the Top of the Line team, he choreographed all the routines, picked the music, and called the signals. These photos were shot to be used in the Fujino/Ruhe Stunt Kite book of 1989/Running Press.

Geographic: United States

Kite Type: Sport

Materials: Carbon, Ripstop

Significance: Sport

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