Category: News

VT SKI + RIDE EXPO GOES DOWNTOWN

Winter Starts on October 7. Expo Tickets on Sale Now! Reserve your spot at Vermont’s biggest pre-season ski party, the VT SKI + RIDE Expo. Tickets on sale here! Burlington, VT — July 26, 2017: Vermont’s first winter sports show, the VT SKI + RIDE EXPO is coming back to Burlington this year, October 7-8, Read More…

Adversity on the Pacific Crest Trail

One of our newest Adventure Scholars wrote us this summer to update us on her adventure, which involved hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). Here’s her story:  I’ve been putting off writing this update, because it was one I desperately hoped I would never have to write. My PCT attempt has been cut short by Read More…

Ake’s Flyin Ryan Golf Tournament update

Golfer tickets for the Tournament are SOLD OUT!  Still want to be involved? Please consider supporting the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation by sponsoring a Tee ($100), buying a non-golfer ticket ($30), or make a donation for the silent auction. Email us at events@flyinryanhawks.org to donate items for the auction, or ask to be added to Read More…

Annual Flyin Ryan Sunset Cruise

Sept. 3: 7th Annual Flyin Ryan Sunset Cruise, Burlington waterfront, 6–9 p.m. A fabulous Lake Champlain cruise aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III. Reconnect with members and friends of the Flyin Ryan extended family. Enjoy food, dancing, cash bar, silent auction, and the incomparable Lake Champlain sunset. Come together to celebrate the life of Ryan Hawks. All proceeds Read More…

New Flyin Ryan Event Tent!

Many thanks to our good friends at Long Trail Brewing for recognizing our need for a good pop-up tent for the many events we attend throughout the year. It is a high quality, beautiful piece of work and we’re excited to put it to use. It was recognized and appreciated at our recent outdoor festival at Read More…

We Are Golden: Flyin Ryan earns GuideStar Gold

We are pleased to announce the Foundation has earned GuideStar’s Gold certification. Guidestar.org promotes transparency and accountability in the nonprofit sector by publishing detailed information about nonprofit organizations, including mission, financial statements, and more. The Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation earned this rating by detailing our mission, programs, leadership, and results. Less than ½ of 1% Read More…

Intern Joins the Flyin Ryan Team

We are pleased to announce the newest member of the Flyin Ryan team: Eduardo Emilio Fernández. Eduardo is a junior studying Management of Creative Media, Video Game Production and Design at Champlain College in Burlington, VT. Eduardo grew up in Venezuela, attended a British elementary school, later graduating from a private high school in 2014. Read More…

Our Latest Adventure Scholars Hit the Road

Group on NYC subway platform, day 1.  Are there ways to bridge the deepening divide in our communities between people of different races, cultures and religions through face-to-face dialogue? How can we help young people look beyond the cycles of violence that dominate the news, to find and nourish mutual respect and understanding? A few Read More…

Angel Inspires Vail Academy Grads

Angel Collinson, 24, is one of the best skiers in the world, adored for her goofball personality and her incredibly fast, technically perfect turns on really big mountain faces. Growing up a stone’s throw from Utah’s Snowbird as the daughter of a ski patroller, Angel Collinson had a natural inclination towards the mountains. But to Read More…

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Jessica Silverman takes on big peaks, ski industry bias

Introducing Jessica Silverman, one of our newest Adventure Scholars. In her biography/introduction, Jessica writes: I am taking a gap year(s) from a psychology-philosophy degree at the University of Vermont to chase the whims of adventure. Dreams that have captivated me from such a young age are becoming closer and closer to being a reality. Over Read More…

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