Category: Adventure Scholars Blog

Adventure Scholarship Update – The Ladd Boys

  Noah, Dylan and Connor Ladd applied for an Adventure Scholarship back in 2016. These three brothers from Lakewood, Colorado were between 12 and 16 years old. These Freeride enthusiasts each started skiing around the age of 3 and embodied the adventurous spirit of Ryan Hawks. In their words: “Many people describe us as smart, Read More…

Outdoor Gear Exchange Supports Flyin Ryan

  Our good friends at Outdoor Gear Exchange have a program they call the Nickel Bag Program. We were the beneficiaries of their October proceeds totaling $304.00.   Thank you OGE! They also sponsored one of our recent Adventure Scholars:  Holden Bradford, an up and coming freeride skier from Crested Butte, Colorado.  Read his application materials Read More…

Holden Bradford

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

Adventure Scholar Update – Farid Noori

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…

Farid Noori

Adventure Scholar Update: SJ Grundon

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…

SJ Grundon

Meet Our 3 New Adventure Scholarship Recipients

Flyin Ryan is proud to announce the addition of three new Adventure Scholarship recipients to their Adventure Scholar family!   Eli Derrick is a skicross racer who moves all the way from Virginia to Maine every winter to pursue his love of competing on the FIS / NorAm circuit.  A dedicated competitor, Eli takes classes Read More…

Photo of Eli Derrick, Stuart Whittier and Molly Kucher

Flyin Ryan Announces 3 New Adventure Scholarship Recipients

Flyin Ryan is proud to announce the addition of three new Adventure Scholarship recipients to their Adventure Scholar family!   Maya Dizack is a University of Vermont student and aspiring scientist pursuing a degree in Environmental Science with a concentration in human health and environment. She will be using her award to complete her capstone Read More…

Photo of Saeed Zaroori Flyin Ryan

A New Ryan Story

Recent Adventure Scholar awardee Ashley Maxfield applied and received an Adventure Scholarship to further her coaching and skiing skills in the freeride community where she serves as  Level 2 certified freeride judge. In her words: “Nine summers ago, I made the plunge into the world of big mountain skiing. I still remember getting out of 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

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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