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. Jon is a designer of Sport Kites for Premier Kites for the past 17 years. He has creating some of best flying and affordable sports kites available.

Experience for Jon...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. Flown and competed in indoor flying since 1994

Acted as head judge and chief judge for many local and national sport kite events. Given numerous kite building workshops for adults and children. 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


Guest and chief judge for sport kite championships in Japan 1992

Kite flying tour at events all over Columbia, South America performing to music and conducting workshops for kids, six consecutive years 1994-2000

Attended kite festivals in Bristol England , Dieppe France, Fano Denmark,

Guest flyer at Pasir Gudang Malaysia 2006 ,2007.

Guest flyer for festival in Jamaica 2008

Guest flyer for Niagra International Kite Festival in 2007 and 2008.

Guest flyer for Kite Party Huntington Beach CA for 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2009

Guest flyer for the Toronto International Kite Festival 2003-2007

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