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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…

3rd Annual Flyin Ryan Outdoor Festival

Come play with the Flyin Ryan family! Join us on Saturday, July 29th from 1-7 pm for the 3rd annual Flyin Ryan Outdoor Festival at the Catamount Outdoor Family Center in Williston, VT. Enjoy a day of mountain bike trail riding with friends & family, great food, demo bikes, music and more. Geared for recreational Read More…

2017 Outdoor Festival poster

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…

Angel Collinson

Save the Date: 2017 Golf Tournament!

Announcing the 6th Annual Ake’s Flyin Ryan Golf Tournament! (rescheduled to Sept. 22) Join the Flyin Ryan Family and supporters for a day of golf, fun and festivities at Rocky Ridge Golf Club in St. George, VT. All proceeds benefit the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation. Online registration and ticket ordering coming soon! Format: 4 person 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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One Rainy Day at Killington

On Saturday, April 22, Killington held its annual spring party and in spite of the rain, the event attracted several thousand enthusiastic participants. The day-long event included a succession of really good bands that kept everybody in good spirits. Several things happened that I would like to share. Two teachers from Connecticut were very interested in Read More…

Tim & company

Decisions Program Branches Out

We are excited to welcome Vermont’s Harwood Union High School as our third school-based pilot of the Flyin Ryan Decisions for Education program! In February, Peter Hawks was invited to attend the school’s wellness fair. Over 100 students spoke with Peter at our table & filled out Core Values Cards. The school has now committed to Read More…

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