Ryan Blais was born and raised in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada.
The 31 year-old aerialist started skiing at the age of 16 and joined Freestyle Skiing at the relatively late age of 18. He is a current member of the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team, Aerials - with 7 World Cup Podiums and 2 World Cup wins.
In addition to his role as the Sports Ambassador for the 2010 Arctic Winter Games, Ryan is a Spokesperson/Ambassador for KidSport Grande Prairie and the founder of the "Come Fly With Me Foundation."
Quotes to live by: "Adversity causes some to break, others to break records."
Photo By: Mike Ridewood