Ryan is from Annapolis, MD, where he has been sailing his entire life. He was the Head Instructor for two years at the Magothy River Sailing Association’s Junior Training program and enjoys all manor of watersports, including dinghy racing, ocean racing, cruising wakeboarding, and exploring with his jon boat. He recently graduated from the University of Colorado, where he was a two-time NCAA All-American in Track and Cross Country. He has represented his mother’s homeland of Ireland as a member of Athletics Team Ireland, and was the 2018 Irish 5000m champion. When not sailing, he enjoys backcountry and park skiing, running, and finding adventure in everyday life.