Kite Connection, Huntington Beach
Pier PO Box 53 Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Tel:714-536-3630 Fax:714-536-3630 www.kiteconnection.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH ' Kite Connection on the
Huntington Beach Pier sells kites,
yoyos, decorative flags, sunglasses, postcards and fun stuff
that kids and adults enjoy.
Kite Connection hosts an
annual Huntington Beach Kite Party at the the Pier, which is
sponsored Dave Shenkman, owner of the Kite Connection. It
attracts up to 100 participants who showcase their kite
designs and flying skills in a "by invitation" gathering.
Among his friends are top kite designers and manufacturers
from around the globe, including kite legend Tim Benson.
Stunt kites from Revolution, Prism and other kite designers
are on view at this colorful three-day party.
Dave Shenkman began flying kites in high school and
established Kite Connection out of his love of the sport.
Growing up in a family-run business that contracts the City
of Huntington Beach services, Rainbow Disposal, Shenkman has
operated his own successful enterprise for several decades.
He also has a program, Kites for Kids, that teaches children
about aerodynamics and kite flying through entertaining kite
demonstrations that are performed before hundreds of
thousands of elementary students in school assemblies and