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Adventure Scholar Update – Emily Boyden

The Flyin Ryan Adventure Scholarship Program honors the memory of “Flyin” Ryan Hawks by making monetary awards to enable the adventures of individuals around the world. In addition to demonstrating financial need, applicants are asked to connect their mind, heart and spirit to determine their own Core Values and to demonstrate their passion for their Read More…

Emily Boyden

Core Values Awards Given Out at IFSA Competitions

The Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation has a longstanding relationship with the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association (IFSA). Our Decisions Program has been adapted for IFSA coaches and athletes, resulting in a powerful program that helps each individual develop their own core values that will guide them to healthy decisions both on and off the slopes. Read More…

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Flyin Ryan Foundation earns Great NonProfits Top Rating

We’re proud to announce the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation has been selected as a 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit by Great NonProfits, an organization dedicated to sharing stories submitted by the volunteers, clients and supporters of NPOs. GreatNonProfits encourages transparency by posting reviews and basic information about a vast array of nonprofit ventures, helping potential donors and Read More…

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Decisions meets Personalized Learning

VSAC promotes Decisions as a Personal Learning Plan Resource In 2013, the Vermont Legislature passed Act 77, which requires that every middle and high school have a Personal Learning Plan (PLP) by September, 2018. One of the critical elements of the Student Profile component of the PLP is a written statement of Core Values. Legislation alone Read More…

Adventure Scholar update – Madelline Cecilia Dunn

A Spring update from 2017 Adventure Scholarship recipient Madeline Cecilia Dunn “I ski because it’s my deepest passion, not because I am searching for anything in particular. Through backcountry skiing and ski-mountaineering, I have discovered my career path as an avalanche instructor, ski-guide, and professional ski patroller. From waiting tables to hunting avalanches, my world Read More…

Madeline Dunn climbing

Flyin Ryan Awards at IFSA Jr. North American Championships

Flyin Ryan Awards presented at Snowbird On April 15, Karina Jorgensen-Fullam from the Whistler Freeride Club and Josh Gold of Squaw Valley Freestyle were each presented with Flyin Ryan Awards. Representing the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation was Bryan Salatino,  Flyin Ryan Coach and author of the Flyin Ryan Decisions Program for Teams. The Flyin Ryan Awards Read More…

Karina Jorgensen-Fullam and Josh Gold

IFSA Eastern Region/STEFT 2018 Flyin Ryan Awards

Flyin Ryan Awardees honored at Ski The East Freeride Tour Championships Jay Peak, March 18, 2018 – On behalf of the Flyin Ryan Foundation, IFSA Vice President and Flyin Ryan Coach Bryan Salatino presented the IFSA Eastern Region 2018 Flyin Ryan Awards to two worthy recipients, Jordan Conrad and Matteo Campbell. This award is presented Read More…

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Flyin Ryan rocks with raisedVT

Flyin Ryan & raisedVT Trucker Cap Our latest collaboration brings together two made-in-Vermont icons. For a limited time, you can show your support for the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation and all things 802 with our raisedVT co-branded trucker cap. Keep exploring life, one adventure at a time, with this stylish snapback trucker in black or Read More…

grey Flyin Ryan + raisedVT trucker hat

Aaron Rice World Record documentary

Short film tells the Aaron Rice story On January 1, 2016, Adventure Scholar Aaron Rice set out to achieve what no one had ever achieved; skiing 2.5 million vertical feet in a calendar year without the use of any mechanized uphill transportation. In other words, completely human powered. Aaron’s physical and emotional journey was recorded Read More…

Aaron descending Lanín volcano
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