REDSKY BLOG

This has been one sucky bummer of a summer(& fall!)

I know this is going to sound like the “back in my day things were different” old guy rant but man, I swear this has been one crappy summer(& fall!) of epic disappointment due to weather(lack of), injury & bad luck. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know it never blows much in the summer, but this season

Read More »

Tuesday Ride Night 2013

Come and ride with us. Tuesdays we meet up & go kiteboarding & windsurfing (weather & wind permitting). The goal is to go riding & have fun, bring your gear & come riding with us, got questions or just want to watch, come on out! We’ll post here where we’ll be, what its looking like

Read More »

Waterman Hall of Fame nominee ~ Don Renuart~ the interview!

I recently caught up with Don to talk about his recent nomination to the Watermans Hall of Fame. Here is the riveting conversation I had with him covering his windsurf career, his transfer to kiteboarding and other poignant topics. Enjoy! Red Sky: You windsurfed forever before taking up kiting, what drew you to the water

Read More »

Snowboard season 2012-13 is here (go on & get some)

Well after last season I hope you’ve learned a few things. Don’t ever take what we do for granted, every time you ride is a special day. Ride early, ride often & don’t complain.  Have fun even when its not perfect, jump higher, ride faster & as a wise man once told me “point it“.

Read More »

There here…..Tuesday Ride Nites 2012

  Tuesdays!!! You know them, you love them (at least when the wind blows),   back by popular demand—– Tuesday Ride Nite!!! We close up the shop at 4 PM and meet at some pre determined location by 5 PM to ride. The goal on ride nights is first & foremost to get out on the water &

Read More »

The Apocolpse is upon us!!! Spring winds 2012

 This spring has already been pretty interesting. Just look at all these signs that the apocolpse is upon us:  We started out with 80 degree temps in early March where the winds were similar to July instead of the big swell blows we usually get, cold rainy ass days in April, that well, felt like April &  a lot

Read More »

Bring the pain! The 2011-12 Snowboard season is finally here!

             BRING ON THE PAIN! What happened to the early season snow falls you said we’d have Mr. Weatherman? You kind of fibbed on that one didn’t you! Well this weekend (12/10) most everyone opens up for the long awaited snowboard season. We’ll have the parking lot set , AKA

Read More »

Alvederzane 2011 wind season, I won’t miss you!

What a crappy wind season, it showed so much promise early on & totally let us down in early fall. By late February or early March I’ll have totally forgotten how to ride or jump a wave! A few good days few & far in between don’t make up for the epic disappointment that we’ve

Read More »

The Good, the Rad & the Gnarly~Summer 2011

The setting: Ryan, Mark & Don head east to ride one of their favorite wave spots on Lake Erie only to be hasseled by the Man. This is based on a true factual account (sort of)……. Mark  & Ryan: sure looks like a good ol’ fun windy day, I think we’ll meet up with Don

Read More »

Tuesday Ride Nights 2011-its better than working!

Come on out & ride with the crew on Tuesdays!!!  The goal on ride nights is first & foremost to get out on the water & ride.  If the direction & winds co-operate you can try out some of our small trainer kites or jump on the barney windsurf board- if you’re a newb. Need some

Read More »

S’No joke man, I need to ride. Come on winter!

Here we go again, waiting for the local areas to open up to signify the start of the snowboard season. The second sign that season is upon us is the annual flood of riders coming in & asking about being team riders for Red Sky– now I’m not gonna lie, we hear a lot of crazy stuff……

Read More »