In recent years Wayne has focused more on Single Line Kites, creating unique large framed wing kites. His interest lately has been focused on suspended wing and glider kites. Pushing and refining designs, working on what makes the best all around flying machine.
Wayne has been an avid Kite Flyer for 25 + years, and has been designing both single line and dual line kites for nearly 20 years.
Wayne is a former Masters Class competitor on the AKA and American Kite Circuit, and ranked 2nd in Masters Precision in '96. An international Flyer, Wayne has attended festivals throughout the U.S., in Europe and in South America.
Wayne has been CO-Designer for Sky Burner Kites with Jon Trennepohl for the past 20 years. Together they have designed some of the top sport kites in the industry. Wayne and Jon are also co-designers of Sport Kites for Premier Kites for the past 17 years. They create some of best flying and affordable sports kites available.
A web designer as his full time profession, Wayne also has a background in engineering and design. A skilled craftsman in many trades, Wayne knows how to work with his hands and use tools. It does not matter if it’s a hand tool or a computer, Wayne knows how to get the most out of what he works with and finds new ways of doing things.
Wayne has presented numerous classes including Fort Worden Kitemakers Conference and the Maryland Kite Society Kitemaking Workshop and at U-MAKE.