The Flyin Ryan Foundation teamed up with the High Fives Foundation ( and the UVM Ski and Snowboard Club to award two scholarships at the Big Kicker Event

in Waitsfield on November 22nd. Charlotte Mays (11) and Alanso Darias (14) were awarded scholarships that will cover their costs to join the Mad River Free Ski Team for the 2015 season. Both Charlotte and Alanso have been passionate about skiing since they could walk and are thrilled for the opportunity to join the program. Visit to read more about the recipients.

Mad River Glen and Sugarbush team up to host The Big Kicker annual event to kick off the upcoming ski season! The Valley’s two ski resorts throw a freestyle party with rail jams, ski movies, local food and libations, and partners including The High Fives Foundation and Flyin’ Ryan Foundation.