Category: Adventure Scholars Blog

Update from Megan Davin

Last winter, I received an Adventure Scholarship from Flyin’ Ryan. This scholarship was used to help fund my 6-week cross-country road trip. But several months later I realize it has done way more than that. The scholarship gave me the opportunity to live the dream that I had been imagining. After getting back home I Read More…

2014-2015 Season Recap from FR Scholar Mazie Hayden

“Thanks so much for Flyin Ryan’s support during this past season!  I literally couldn’t have done it without the help.I had a rough start to the season and a strong finish.  I was challenged, had a blast and pushed through the tough times.” Mazie Hayden It was Halloween, and it was definitely not a treat Read More…

Update from Alonso Darias

What a season it has been. This year hosted one of, if not the best ski seasons I have ever had. Between the seemingly bottomless winter (by east coast standards) and the beyond astounding competitions, this winter was a million times better because of the amazing friends who love the sport just as much as Read More…

Marlboro College Update

Thanks again for the support of our trip up to the Chic Chocs. We had an amazing adventure. We accomplished all our goals: skiing world-class powder, using/teaching our avalanche assessment skills, getting closer as a group of friends, having a blast, and lighting the fire for future backcountry endeavors in all seasons and locations. Here’s Read More…

Update from Flyin Ryan Scholar Louissa Rozendall

I’ve had a really great and fun ski season so far, but luckily it’s not over yet! I had a collegiate big mountain competition at Snowbird Resort on March 14th, and a Freeride World Qualifier competition at my home mountain, Crested Butte on March 18th. The competition at Snowbird was my first ski competition and Read More…

Note from Scholarship Recipient Taylor Pratt

Note from Scholarship Recipient Taylor Pratt: I have been busy working this summer to get myself and my budget ready for the winter as I have big plans to be traveling, competing, filming and most of all making memories to remember for the rest of my life. I’ve been lucky enough to have found a Read More…

Update from FRF Recipient Quinn McGunnigle

This season I competed in most of the North American Cup events and the USSA Revolution tour. I was named to the 2014 Project Gold Team Camp in Mt. Hood, Oregon this summer after a decent season of racing skier cross.   I was ranked 20th in the North American Cup Overall and placed 8th in Read More…

Flyin Ryan Scholar Sets Record at VT City Marathon

Partway through the 26th annual KeyBank Vermont City Marathon, handcycle favorite Jeremy Shortsleeve’s race was almost derailed. The four-time winner veered off course on Battery Street and quick action from a RunVermont official, who moved around some barriers to direct the handcyclist back to the right route, kept Shortsleeve’s race on track. “The police bike, Read More…

Becky and Luke Hike the PCT

Becky Cohen and Luke Neumann are the latest two recipients of the Flyin Ryan Scholarship to help support their hike from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail, traveling 2,600 miles through varying terrain, crisp mountain air, huge views and hopefully some bear sightings along the way. You can read about receiving the Flyin Read More…

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