Posts by daniellel

Athlete of the Month: Joseph Wilson

Joseph Wilson is a U18 Cross-Country (XC) ski athlete from Keene, N.Y. Unlike many of the XC Junior athletes, Joseph began skiing with NYSEF two years ago in the summer of 2016. “I started skiing one a day a week working with the Saranac Lake modified team and joined NYSEF for more in depth training,”…

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USASA Adirondack Results

The USASA Adirondack series had races this weekend at Whiteface Mountain. On Saturday, January 27, there were boardercross and skiercross events taking place. NYSEF Athletes participated in the various events. Freeski Girls (12-13) Madison Rausch got 2nd place (Townsend, MA) Freeski Girls (10-11) Morgan Shute placed first (Allendale, NJ) Alexis Sinclair got 2nd place (Saranac…

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Wildwood supporting NYSEF

Did you know every time you stay at the Wildwood on the Lake for a NYSEF run event, a portion of the proceeds supports NYSEF Snowsports Horst Weber Scholarship Fund? The fund provides financial support to promising junior athletes who demonstrate a commitment to reaching their potential in snowsport competition.

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U16 Alpine Highlights

Coach Patrick Purcell put together some training data and results for his January update. The data represents what the U16 Group (Averages). Data Number of actual Training Runs- 127 for all events  Training minutes, actual time moving on snow- 180 minutes Super G Runs- 35 (Exceptional) Super G Gates- 794 GS Runs- 36 GS Gates- 1164 SL Runs- 39…

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Update from Ski Jumping: January 2018

January was busy for the Ski Jumping teams as the competition season started. The Youth Jump Team competed in Andover, Hanover, and Lebanon in back-to-back weekends traveling to New Hampshire. In Andover, Kai McKinnon and Holly Erenstone went 1-2 in the U10 Female division on the K18. Also on the K18, Jack Kroll, Henry Gibson,…

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January Update from Gore!

NYSEF-Gore has had a busy January. They have hosted the Shenendehowa High School GS race, Womens FIS series and lastly a U16-19 SG series. Our U16-19’s were also on the road in the Catskills: racing at Belleayre and Windham. Our U14’s hit the road to the western Adirondacks for a Dual SL (the first in…

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NYSEF Sends 6 Athletes to the 2018 Winter Games

We have a lot to celebrate. The NYSEF alumni heading to PyeongChang to compete in the 2018 Winter Games are Lowell Bailey, Tommy Biesemeyer, Tim Burke, Kevin Drury, Will Rhoads and Andrew Weibrecht. There is something about NYSEF that makes an ordinary individual into an extraordinary individual. Many of NYSEF members know exactly what I am…

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Ingrid Ormsby Scholarship Bar-B-Que

Join NYSEF Snowsports on Saturday, March 3 beginning at Noon for a bar-b-que to celebrate Ingrid Ormsby’s life and support the Ingrid Ormsby Scholarship Fund with NYSEF.  The bar-b-que will take place outside the NYSEF Building at Whiteface. The cost of the bar-b-que is $10.00 per person. A portion of the $10.00 will support the scholarship fund! A…

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Sweeping the Podium at Gore

U16 NYSEF Snowsports/ Northwood Skiing athletes were very busy this weekend sweeping the podium at Gore Mountain in the Super G event. Great job ladies and gentleman! Results can be found here.

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Alpine and Freeride Winter Raffle

The Winter Raffle is here! This year, NYSEF is raffling off a Premier Parking Spot for the 2018-2019 season. NYSEF athletes will be given tickets to sell and we are asking for the NYSEF Family to help! We are asking each NYSEF athlete (family) to sell 10-15 tickets. Each ticket is only $10.00 or 6…

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