Ryan attended the Mac Crutchfield Charity event on September 15, 2012, with fellow Olympian Conor Dwyer and Paralympian Justin Zook. They had a chance to enjoy some time with the family tubing and hanging out at the beach the day before and then spent Saturday devoting their time to the fans that came to the event. Afterwards, the engaged in a beach volleyball game “Olympians vs. the fans”! Approximately 700 people came to the event today and waited in line for hours to meet them. Final numbers are not in but it is estimated that the event raised closed to $20,000!