Posts by daniellel

NYSEF Jumpers in Andover, NH

This past weekend NYSEF Junior Ski Jumpers traveled to Andover, NH to compete against an excellent field of New England Ski Jumpers. The event also included Nordic Combined. The NYSEF Jumpers had strong results and it was a great, first, competition experience for a few individuals that went on the trip. Results included two records…

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2019 World Championship Team: Beckett Ledger

Excerpt from usanordic.org PARK CITY, Utah (Jan. 14, 2019) – A team of 15 junior nordic combined and ski jumping athletes were named today by U.S. Ski & Snowboard and USA Nordic to compete in the FIS Nordic Junior World Championships Jan. 20-27 in Lahti, Finland. The event will feature the debut of women’s nordic combined…

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NYSEF U14 Athletes Sweep Podium at Belleayre and Windham

NYSEF athletes competed at Belleayre Mountain and Windham Mountain Resort on Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13. This summer, NYSEF announced its growing partnership with the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) by offering competitive alpine and freeride programming at Belleayre Mountain. Athletes were excited to compete at the mountain. U14 athletes competed in the EXCELSIOR CUP…

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Updates from Mike Kirchner on International Children’s Games

Hello everyone, First off, I want to congratulate all the NYSEF athletes who took part in the International Children’s Winter Games this past week. Though the field numbers weren’t high, the atmosphere created by the kids and coaches was incredible. Through some trying conditions the kids persevered and came out in the end with some…

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International Children’s Games!

The city of Lake Placid, USA, welcomed the youth of the world for a friendly competition at the 8th International Children’s Winter Games beginning January 6. Lake Placid is the first United States city to host the International Children’s Winter Games! About the Games: The ICG is dedicated to pursue the common goal of forming…

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Another Hovey Memorial GS Race in the books!

NYSEF hosted the annual Hovey Memorial GS Race on Sunday, January 6 at Whiteface Mountain. The top U14 athletes receive their names on the Hovey plaque that is now living in the NYSEF-Training Center at Whiteface. Congrats to the top U14s Mary Catherine Mangan (Holimont) and Gavin Ebert (NYSEF). Womens results can be found here.…

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Van Ledger Shoots in Solider Hollow, Utah

Local NYSEF Athlete, Van Ledger (Lake Placid) had a busy new year while his brother, Beckett Ledger was jumping in Lake Placid. Van traveled to Solider Hollow, Utah to train and compete in the Junior Biathlon World Championships and IBU Cup Team Trials. On Friday, December 28 Van placed 11ith in the 10KM sprint against…

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Jaden Klebba places 2nd in the new year

NYSEF started off the New Year with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard New Year’s Giant SL on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Whiteface Mountain. Saint Lawrence University Saints joined the field to toughen up the results. NYSEF and Northwood School athlete, Jaden Klebba, came in 2nd overall which has been her best result this season.…

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U.S. Nordic Combined Jr. trials wrap up in LP

Article by Adirondack Daily Enterprise  WAY TO GO NYSEF ATHLETES! Lake Placid native Beckett Ledger leads the pack during Saturday’s 10-kilometer cross country race on a course at the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex. (Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter) LAKE PLACID — It looks like Beckett Ledger is on the right track when it comes to…

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Year-End Message from Executive Director, John Norton

As we round the corner into a New Year, I’m extremely proud to reflect on what NYSEF has accomplished throughout the last 12 months. While I’m thankful for much more, three highlights stick out — none of which would have been possible without your support: Development in the Catskills with new alpine and freeride programs…

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