Michael Kitson is the President of Kitson Boards and has designed many of the products on this site. He has also designed many other products from award winning show cars to furniture. Michael also directly manages the plant manufacturing these products, ensuring that the quality is always the highest possible. His goal is to give customers the greatest products at the best possible price.
Michael was born in Vancouver, BC, and grew up in the Lower Mainland. While attending Simon Fraser University, Michael graduated with majors in both Economics and Geography. Michael married Denise Allen, and they completed their family with their children, Natalie and Matthew. After graduation he worked in the banking and lumber industries, but Michael was always drawn to designing and creating. In 1994 the Kitson family moved to Olympia, Washington, and Michael created AmazingUniverse.com, the parent company of both Kitson Boards and WineRackStore.com. Both successful ventures have given Kitson an outlet for his creative design abilities. In addition to paddle boards, surf boards, wine racks and furniture products, he has also created many display products used by retailers and mass merchants.