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CORE VALUES MATTER: MEET RYAN

CORE VALUES MATTER: MEET RYAN

December 15, 2014| Categories: Events, News

EXPOSE. INSPIRE. TEACH.

A NON-PROFIT ENDEAVOR INSPIRED BY RYAN HAWKS.

The Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation is a non-profit endeavor inspired by the life of Ryan Hawks. The foundation was founded in April of 2011 after Ryan Hawks, a well-known and widely respected extreme skier passed away from injuries sustained during a Freeskiing World Tour event in Kirkwood, CA in 2011. To honor his legacy as a person, his family set up a non-profit foundation called the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation.

RYAN’S CORE PRINCIPLES

Shortly after Ryan passed away, his family discovered on his computer a document Ryan had written labeled: “Ryan’s Core Principles for Living.”  Astonished by the simplicity and the reaction of those that read them, his family decided to share the principles with as many people as possible to inspire people to adopt their own principles for living.  Below are the principles as written by Ryan…

Written by Ryan

Live every day, all day

Never stop exploring life

Never lose my adventuresome attitude

Be the best friend I can be

Be the best brother, son, uncle I can

Look out for others

Look out for myself

Look out for our surroundings

Play like I’m thirteen

Be self-sufficient

Don’t be afraid to ask for help

Work hard

Live easy

Live simply

 

QUALITIES WHICH REPRESENT RYAN’S SPIRIT

 

Find JOY in all you do

Be EVEN-HANDED with everyone

Always be willing to DO YOUR SHARE and then some

Be REAL

Be HUMBLE

PURSUE ADVENTURE for the RIGHT REASONS (fun, friendship, passion)

LOVE and RESPECT the mountains and nature

Be PASSIONATE about sustainability

Never lose your SMILE

Be GRATEFUL for the privileges in life you enjoy and the friends you have

Know and respect the SKIER’S CODE

RESPECT your body by taking care of it.

SET and ACHIEVE reasonable GOALS

STAY physically and mentally FIT

 

Ryan Hawks was a dynamic human being, with a passion and love for the mountains and skiing. Ryan passed away as a result of injuries he sustained during the Subaru Freeskiing World Tour in Kirkwood, CA in March of 2011. Upon his death, Ryan’s 13 Core Principles for Living were discovered on his computer. This video gives you a glimpse of Ryan and his core principles that have served as the basis for the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation. Thank you Meathead Films for helping produce this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDM0M69UGQA&index=11&list=PLJ2lFNl-PzvkLH8ljZ8mcKwA5zciVvqQ

 

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