Posts by beatty

U14/U16/U19 Season Wrap-Up!

The 2016-2017 is slowly coming to an end here at Gore and Whiteface – while temperatures are on the rise and folks are looking at spring sports and waiting for the golf course to open, the mountain still has plenty of snow with the International Pond Skimming competition coming up this weekend at Whiteface! Meanwhile, some…

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The 2017 Season Goes Out with a Bang: Skimeister

NYSEF Board Chair, Gregory Harden (AKA “The Claw”), Where’s Your Butta?!   What a perfect way to end an incredible season!! Thanks to everyone who came out this year for the NYSEF Snowsports 2017 Skimeister.  See the full race album below:     Check out Jim Taylor’s article that perfectly sums up why we will…

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Gore: March Highlights

By: Bone Bayse, Gore Program Director There was little time to sleep this past month at Gore. A full event schedule and plenty of end of season parties kept everyone on their toes. Here are some highlights from March: Kandahar Champs, brought together to best U10’s and 12’s for a great weekend of racing Evan…

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Winter Term’s Farm Field Trip

By: Emily Wheeler, Winter Term Residential Life Coordinator As the season winds down, what better time to go visit a farm? The Full and Gold Term athletes took a short detour on the way home from the mountain last week to stop in at the North Country School (NCS), a neat boarding school for grades 4-9…

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U16 Easterns Make NYSEF Proud

By: Pieter van Ingen, U16 Coach/Winter Term Dorm Parent The U16 squad arrived in Stowe, VT on Friday, March 10th for the 2017 Eastern Regional Championships, ready to bring their A game! The racers gathered at the start of the Super G on Main Street on Spruce Peak at Stowe Mountain Resort eagerly awaiting the jury…

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Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined Jr. Nationals

By: Colin Delaney, NYSEF Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined Coach On the first week of March, Larry Stone and I traveled with a team of 9 Eastern athletes (NYSEF athletes on the trip were Brian Byrne, Beckett Ledger, and Matt White) to the Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove, Illinois for Ski Jumping/Nordic Combined…

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2017 USSA Freestyle Jr National Championships

By: Justin Perry, Head Slopestyle Coach Sun Valley, Idaho, March 14th – March 19th This Championship Event is a stage for the Top Junior Mogul, Aerial, Slopestyle, Big Air, and Half Pipe athletes (age 19 and under) in the country. All to potentially qualify for Revolution Tour, or NorAm level competition the following season. Athletes…

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2017 New England Bill Koch Festival

By: Sophie McClelland, NYSEF Nordic Coach Every year the New England Ski community and beyond gets together to celebrate youth skiing. The New England Bill Koch Festival is known as a weekend of organized chaos with races and lots of fun and games. It is always a highlight of the season for many young NYSEF athletes.…

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2017 USSA XC Junior National Championships

NYSEF Nordic athletes are excited to have the 2017 USSA XC Junior National Championships in Lake Placid this March! This is the premier junior event each winter and will feature over 350 of the fastest athletes ages 14-19 in the nation. Junior Nationals rotates between the 10 divisions and makes a stop in Lake Placid…

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NYSEF: Loud and Proud at 2017 ESWG!

Once a year, all of our snowsport athletes come together to participate in the Empire State Winter Games, a weekend-long celebration of outdoor sport. It is the only time during our hectic season when our Freeride, Nordic, and Alpine athletes have the opportunity to compete in the same series, all together. We couldn’t be more proud…

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