Jon Trennepohl

Jon Trennepohl

Plymouth, MI

Jon is owner of

Kites & Fun Things Ltd. Est. 1988

Sky Burner Kites Inc. Est. 1989

Sky Shark Tubes

Sport Kite designer for Premier Kites

Jon Trennepohl

Jon has designed some of the top sport kites in the industry for the last two decades for Premier Kites. Jon has creating some of best flying and affordable sports kites available.

Jon has competed in Sport Kite Competition Individually, pairs and Team events both locally and nationally since 1989.

Jon Trennepohl is a professional kiter--one of the few who is so talented he is actually kiting full time! Below is just a small part of Jon's nearly 30 years of kite flying experience! Nearly all of it at the top of the kite field!

Jon has competed in Kite Making Competition at the A.K.A. Nationals in both single line and dual line. He has flown and competed in indoor flying since 1994

Jon has acted as head judge and chief judge for many local and national sport kite events, given numerous kite building workshops for adults and children and also an Indoor workshop for the University of Buffalo Engineering Department

Awards for Jon...Won and placed in numerous sport kite events for the last 20 years. Voted sport kite flyer of the year 1994 by the American Kite Magazine. Won the world indoor championships twice for Dual Line in Wildwood, NJ. Took first in bowed and visual flight two years in a row (2007 and 2008) at the A.K.A. Nationals, Geo Pointer Kite. Awarded first place along with Pam Kirk in 2007 for Multi-Line cooperative in kite building with the Widow Spider Kite.

Jon has presented numerous classes including Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference and the Maryland Kite Society Kitemaking Workshop.