Category: News

Flyin Ryan Featured on Great Britain Snowport Blog

Flyin Ryan recently attracted attention from “across the pond”! The Great Britain Snowsport association reached out with a request to feature us on their blog and we submitted an article entitled “Establishing Your Own Core Values with the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation”. Check it out here! Their mission is to put British World Class skiers Read More…

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Save the Date – Giving Tuesday, December 1

 Just in time for the Holidays, our shelves are fully stocked with the latest Flyin Ryan gear! New tees, two hoodies (one heavyweight and lightweight), stickers, Core Values posters, hats, beanies, mountain bike socks and more. On Giving Tuesday, our great friends at Ski The East will be supporting the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation by generously donating Read More…

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Flyin Ryan Collaborates with UVM Students on Live Easy Brand

We have been collaborating with a group of UVM students who for a class project were tasked with creating a brand and selling merchandise on They requested to partner with us and have used our mission and logo as inspiration. Attached is a blurb from them about this project. ——————————————————————————————————————- I’d like to introduce Read More…

Appeal To Our Supporters

Our Mission: Make the World a Better Place This is the time of year when we conduct our Annual Appeal. Our programs are having a significant impact on thousands of lives. We are incredibly grateful for the privilege of representing Ryan’s spirit by helping to make the world a better place. Covid-19 has been a Read More…

Flyin Ryan Secures Top Rated Non-Profit Status

We are proud to announce that we have been honored with a Top-Rated Award for 2020 from GreatNonprofits for the 4th year in a row! In order to qualify you must have at least 10 five-star reviews and we had 11. Check out our reviews and add your own here:

Flyin Ryan Golf Tournament A Swinging Success!

This year’s golf tournament, the seventh annual Akes/Flyin Ryan Tournament at Rocky Ridge, was a spectacular success. The tournament sold out quickly and was truncated due to Covid-19 concerns. Nevertheless, 29 teams ventured forth at the Rocky Ridge Golf course and had a terrifically good time in the glorious September weather. We were overwhelmed with the Read More…

Flyin Ryan Spirit Awards Given at Smugglers Notch IFSA Competition

Two competitors were given Flyin Ryan Spirit Awards on the weekend of February 29th at the IFSA Freeride Competition at Smugglers Notch – Clement Fischer and Carolyn Price. Clement Is a UVM skier who was participating for the first time in a free ride event. When he saw the course he was understandably nervous and Read More…

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Congratulations David Punia!

We would like to congratulate our dear friend and IT extraordinaire David Punia and his new wife Elaine for an extraordinary wedding celebration conducted on Saturday at the Temple Sinai. The evening was jam packed full of music, laughter, great friendship and food. Jackie and Peter Hawks felt privileged to be part of the festivities. Read More…

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Flyin Ryan Team in Fat Ski-a-thon Fundraiser at Sugarbush

  The following post is written by Everett Tillett, Outreach Coordinator for the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation. On Sunday March 1st, 2020, High Fives hosted their 9th annual Fat Ski a-thon fundraiser at Sugarbush on the Valley house quad chair. The event raised $248,000 for athletes who have sustained life changing injuries. Peter Hawks, the Read More…

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Protect Our Winters Event at Sugarbush on February 22nd

About 600 people attended this event where Aaron Rice, one of our Adventure Scholars, was one of the four presenters along with a climate scientist from the University of New Hampshire, the President of the Green Mountain Conservation Advocacy Group, and the former CEO of Alterra. Alterra, based in Aspen, Colorado, owns 35 ski areas Read More…

POW Event 2.22.20 Sugarbush