Ryan’s Stories

Anson Fogel, Aimee Tetreault | 2013 | 7 min.

2014 Official Selection

Living in poverty for as long as he remembers, Ryan Hudson grew up in and out of homeless shelters. At 14, Ryan was introduced to snowboarding through OutdoorOutreach, a non-profit organization dedicated to using outdoor activities to empower at risk youth, and his life took a 180. Now competing as a semi pro athlete and serving asa brand ambassador for The North Face, Ryan’s story shares just how transformationalthe outdoors can be.