News just in from the team at F-One:
“We are pleased to announce the introduction of Robert Graham into the Research and development team at F-ONE. He will bring his expertise as a consultant on the design of the new kites for the upcoming season. He will work in close collaboration will Raphael Salles, on the designs of new kites to ensure that F-ONE will keep delivering innovative products to the market. These two designers share the same values; they are always looking to improve and create designs, while focusing on details and quality. This new partnership will be visible in the new 2013 range, which will blow you away!
This Englishman was born in Switzerland in 1957. He graduated from the University of Wallas Tutors in Edinburgh. He began his career as a sail maker and designer; his passion for sailing, flying, innovations and designs allowed him create products in many fields. He was involved in the designs of many windsurf sails and paragliders. In 1988 he founded with two partners the Swiss brand Advance Paragliders. In 1995 he began his work as a kite designer and developed the C1, C2 and C3 for Quadrifoil; shortly after he founded Advance Kites. In 2009 Mr. Graham created his company specializing in creating kites, paragliders and Sail designs. A true expert in his field, his aerodynamic designs have an irreproachable finish. This type of expertise and knowledge fits in line with F-ONE’s vision, of being on the forefront of innovations, efficiency and making products that are a pleasure to ride.
Along with his professional expertise he is also an avid competitor. Robert won the Course du Bol D’Or (race across the Lac Leman on D35), and finished 3rd at the paragliding European Championships and 6th at the World Championships.
His knowledge and experience of water and wind sports, along with a history of successful designs makes Robert a true expert in the field. It is with great pride that F-ONE welcomes this designer into its team.”