Competing in freeride events since he was 12 years old, Ryan is a long time competitive athlete. He is currently competing in the FWQ North America circuit, with hopes to qualify for the Freeride World Tour (FWT). In 2020 Ryan won a "Sick Bird" award, at the IFSA Taos 4* event, an award given to the athlete with the craziest line of the day. Ryan's favorite thing about skiing is endless pow days and big drops. Ryan also enjoys trail running, rock climbing, and hiking. When he's not on the mountain, you can find him in town at the ice cream parlor.
In 2015, Ryan was voted the IFSA "Mayor of Freeride," for embodying the spirit of the sport and community
Ryan can play 4 different instruments