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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…

Ryan Hawks Memorial IFSA Junior National Freeride competition at Mad River Glen

On March 9 and 10th, 2019, the International Free Ride Ski Association held the first annual Flyin Ryan Freeride Tournament to honor the legacy of Ryan Hawks who died in Kirkwood California in a world Free Ride Tour competition in 2011.  Ryan served as a respected free ride coach In the Mad River Freeride Program.  Ryan’s father Peter represented The Flyin Ryan Foundation. He Read More…

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Flyin Ryan Awards Given at Smugglers’ Notch Resort

On Saturday March 2nd at the IFSA/FWQ Big Mountain Freeride competition at Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Vermont the Flyin Ryan Foundation recognized two deserving athletes for demonstrating positive energy and joy of participating in our sport as exemplified by Flyin Ryan.   Adult FWQ athlete Jennifer Masztal was having a great competition run when two thirds Read More…

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IFSA Junior Regional Big Mountain Freeride competition at Sugarloaf Mountain, ME

We recognized two deserving athletes at the IFSA Junior Regional Freeride competition at Sugarloaf Mountain in ME this past Sunday, February 24th! On Sunday February 24th, at the IFSA Junior Regional Big Mountain Freeride completion at Sugarloaf Mountain, ME, the Flyin Ryan Foundation recognized two deserving athletes for demonstrating positive energy and joy of participating Read More…

IFSA Junior Regional Freeride Competition a Success!

The IFSA Junior Regional Freeride competition at Whaleback Mountain in NH this past Saturday, February 16th was a huge hit! This is the first Freeride event at Whaleback, and the first ever in the state of New Hampshire. The turnout was strong with 46 male and female competitors in the two age divisions U12 and Read More…

Flyin Ryan Freeride Competition

Community Night at Bluebird BBQ to Benefit Flyin Ryan

Great BBQ for a Great Cause!   We invite the community, friends and family to celebrate the life of Ryan on Wednesday 2/27. Pig out for a good cause as Bluebird Barbecue will be donating 10% of the entire evening’s sales to Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation all night from 4:30-9:30pm. Make a reservation at Bluebird Barbecue! Read More…

Flyin Ryan Decisions Program Launched at CVU

  John painter and Peter Hawks have recently launched the Flyin Ryan Decisions Program with two groups of CVU freshmen. This program is the first step in the in the state mandated Personal Learning Plan curriculum. The purpose of the Flyin Ryan Decisions Program is to provide students with a sense of identity and ownership Read More…

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Release of Flyin Ryan IPA in Cans

We are excited to announce the release of Flyin Ryan IPA, the limited edition American IPA that features a  blend of Simcoe, Amarillo and Galaxy drop hops. First introduced as a limited, draught-only offering in Winter 2014-2015 this brew is now available in cans for the first time. The best part is that $1 from Read More…

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Core Values Awards Given Out at IFSA Competitions

The Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation has a longstanding relationship with the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association (IFSA). Our Decisions Program has been adapted for IFSA coaches and athletes, resulting in a powerful program that helps each individual develop their own core values that will guide them to healthy decisions both on and off the slopes. Read More…

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Flyin Ryan Foundation earns Great NonProfits Top Rating

We’re proud to announce the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation has been selected as a 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit by Great NonProfits, an organization dedicated to sharing stories submitted by the volunteers, clients and supporters of NPOs. GreatNonProfits encourages transparency by posting reviews and basic information about a vast array of nonprofit ventures, helping potential donors and Read More…

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