Photographer Brian Smale has been quite busy working with Microsoft and their online magazine featuring profiles of employees and interesting programs Microsoft is involved with. One story in particular involves Communications Manager Ryan Asdourian and his then alter ego, Blitz, The Seattle Seahawk Mascot.
Brian shot both personas of Ryan for an online spread delving into his exprerience of both worlds while dealing with his recent diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. Although Ryan has since retired from his mantra of Blitz, he continues to raise money and awareness to fight the disease with a coalition he founded known as Team Blitz. Ryan is fully committed to fighting MS and he sits on the board for the Greater Northwest chapter of the MS Society while still incorporating Team Blitz into things such as the Team Blitz Pub Crawl and the annual MS Walk in Seattle.
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