Alpine

Updates on athletes in Pyeongchang

The 2018 Games were a wild adventure full of smiles and some disappointment for our NYSEF alums. Will Rhoads placed ninth in the team event and 46th in the men’s Normal Ski Jump. Following the ceremonies, Tommy Biesemeyer suffered a crash in downhill training that motivated him to leave the Olympics and head back to…

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Update from Rich Burnley, Gore Program Director

Mother Nature has not been very kind to folks in the ski business the past week or so.  At Gore, Echo has withstood the weather fairly well and is in nice shape for the U16 and U19 Championship races.  We are expecting 90, U16 alpine racers and 150, U16 alpine racers on each day! Our…

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U14 Alpine Athletes soar through rainy conditions

NYSEF U14 alpine athletes race in Belleayre and Windham this past weekend (February 10-11). These races determined the rankings of the U14 Excelsior Cup. These rankings are used to determine the qualifiers for the NYSSRA U14 State Championships at Whiteface on March 1-4, 2018. At Belleayre NYSEF Girls landed in the top 3: Sonja Toishi placed…

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NYSEF alum, Michael Clark showing off his skills at the 2018 Winter Games!

NYSEF Snowsports freestyle alum, Michael Clarke has been busy with the 2018 Olympic Games! He put together a special video for Samsung and Olympic Slopestyle silver medalist, Gus Kenworthy. There will be more videos released shortly! GREAT JOB, Michael Clarke! See familiar places and familiar faces with Gus Kenworthy​ before he goes off to PyeongChang. See familiar places and familiar faces with…

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Empire State Games: Pisgah

U10’s, U12’s and U14’s enjoyed some racing at Pisgah Mountain this weekend (February 3). Results from the event can be found here.

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Alpine Athletes at Empire State Games

Many alpine U16 and U19 athletes took place in the Empire State Winter Games this weekend. In the second Super G event on Friday, February 2,  Audrey Higgins-Lopez took 2nd place overall for the Women’s. In the first Super G (Men’s Division) event on Friday, Ben DeGirolamo of Northwood School placed 2nd and Magnus Sheffield of…

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NYSEF Athletes Conquer in the Top 10 at Gore

First place Rowen Norfolk pictured. While most families and athletes were busy with Empire State Games in and around Lake Placid over this weekend (February 2-4), the U14 alpine skiers were training and racing at Gore Mountain (in North Creek). The U14 athletes races in the Excelsior Cup East Super Giant Slalom (SG). This race was…

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