Category: Adventure Scholars Blog

Adventure Scholarship Update – Rocco Jones

  Rocco Jones is an incredibly active kid with his foot in the door in almost any sport. He’s a big mountain biker, skier, climber, runner, and he’s even competed in some Spartan Races. Rocco has his sights set on getting to the X Games one day, and we know he will! After a few Read More…

Adventure Scholarship Update – Eyuel Seyoum

The following is an update from Eyuel Seyoum, who received his Adventure Scholarship award in January 2021 and who has since returned from his cross-country bike tour! —————————————————– It is with great joy that I inform you that I have completed my cross-country bike tour across the US. First off all, I would like to Read More…

Adventure Scholarship Update: Ellie Huff and Maisie Wagner

Ellie Huff and Maisie Wagner received their joint award in October 2020. Ellie and Maisie are Big Mountain skiers who reside in Colorado. They compete through IFSA and are part of an IFSA-sponsored group called the Rippin’ Ladies which seeks to support and encourage young women like themselves to get on the mountain. They were intending Read More…

Adventure Scholarship Update – Sophia Bisbee

If you haven’t already, meet our recent Adventure Scholarship recipient Sophia Bisbee! Sophia is a sixteen-year-old athlete in her sophomore year at Champlain Valley Union High School. She was raised up skiing at Mad River Glen where she quickly found her passion for the sport through competitions in addition to her passion for soccer, swimming, Read More…

Adventure Scholarship Update – Maya Dizack

We were excited to celebrate Maya Dizack’s return from her paddling adventure on the Mississippi River when she gave a full presentation on Thursday, January 21st 2021 that was sponsored by the University of Vermont Green Mountain Club and was part of their Outdoor Adventure Speaker Series. Maya graduated from UVM in 2020 with a Read More…

Adventure Scholarship Update – Marcus Wadlington

Marcus has been with the foundation since 2015. He is a classic Vermont boy doing some rad things with his time. He has been constantly giving back through coaching freeski teams in his community. Here’s what he’s got to say about his past few years. It was 2015, when I was first granted the opportunity Read More…

Adventure Scholarship Recipient Tami Razinger on Cover of Powder Magazine

Back on October 15th we published an update from Adventure Scholarship recipient Tami Razinger. Read the article here! We’re excited to announce that she also made the cover and spread of the 20/21 (and unfortunately the last) edition of Powder Magazine. Here are the photographs, taken by Brooks Curran.  

Powder mag winter 20/21 cropped with Tami Razinger

Adventure Scholarship Update – Tami Razinger

Tami received her adventure scholarship back in 2016. She used her funds to help pay for travel and expenses while she was competing in several FWQ events. Since then she has found her way out west where she’s still sending it big with some other Vermonters. Here she tells us a little about how she  Read More…

Adventure Scholarship Update – Erick Crockenberg

Erick received his award in 2019. He has been preparing for his trip to Kyrgyzstan on the 22nd of January. He will be working with Ryan Koupal the founder of 40 Tribes a ski guiding and community development initiative. The work will be a combination of three of his passions community development, travel, and outdoor Read More…

Adventure Scholarship Update – Sonya Buglion Gluck

  Today we are sharing an Adventure Scholarship recipient update sent to us by Sonya Buglion Gluck. Sonya is a 2013 recipient of a Flyin Ryan Adventure Scholarship award. We helped her attend Kroka Expedition’s Ecuador Semester, an outdoor education program focused on experiential learning, adventure sports and traditional skills. She has continued in subsequent years to undertake adventures which Read More…

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