Alpine

COOL TEMPS? NO PROBLEM! Hovey Memorial Race Recap

Hovey Memorial Race at Whiteface Mountain Wilmington, N.Y. – January 9, 2018- The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) had a busy Sunday of U10, U12 and U14 race. At Whiteface Mountain for the Hovey Memorial Race several local NYSEF athletes started 2018 on the podium. Congrats to the athletes who pushed hard out of start gate and…

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News from Gore Program Director, Rich Burnley

THANK YOU to Bone and his Gore staff for supplying us with some of the best early season training! Twister and Showcase have been prepared perfectly for some exceptional early SL and GS training. Gore athletes and staff have weathered the cold weather fairly well.  This past weekend our U16-19’s participated in the 1st scored…

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Athlete of the Month: Brady Mason

Brady Mason is a first year U16 alpine skiing athlete from Silver Spring, Maryland. Although Brady’s home ski area is Roundtop Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania, he had the opportunity to train with NYSEF in the December Winter Term program. December term trained in Copper, Colorado and at Whiteface Mountain.  “Coming from a small mountain to…

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Dual SL at West Mountain

First ever dual single pole Slalom race in the books at West Mountain! Congrats to our U16 athletes who hopped on the podium on Sunday! Way to go! Ben DeGirolamo, Ava Day, Norah Dempsey, Audrey Higgins-Lopez More results can be found at nyssra.org  

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Leading in 2018!

On Tuesday, January 2 the New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) hosted their New Year’s Giant Slalom (GS). There was a men’s and women’s race with athletes ranging from U16 (under 16 years of age) to Senior (over 21 years of age) levels. In the women’s division, NYSEF and Winter Term athlete, Norah Dempsey (Saratoga…

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A Message from Executive Director, John Norton

A message from Executive Director, John Norton: As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 begins, I want to commemorate how far NYSEF has come since its founding in 1973. NYSEF has and continues to provide educational opportunities and financial support for youth athletes pursuing a competitive path in snowsports. The program has grown to include…

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Hear from Dare to Dream Scholarship Recipients!

MAKE YOUR YEAR-END GIFT towards the Dare to Dream Scholarship Fund. ————– “Thanks to the NYSEF scholarship, I am able to progress as an athlete specifically for a week of racing in Anchorage, Alaska. In Alaska, I will  be a top competitor in my age group and (hopefully) qualify for international races. I am able to train and race with the best Nordic athletes in the world. THANK YOU for making this experience possible” -Scott Schulz U18 Nordic Skier ———— “I had the opportunity to participate in NYSEF’s Winter Term through the  Dareto Dream Scholarship Fund last season and most recently, this season!  When I participated in Winter Term, I worked harder than I ever had… the training paid off.Through the qualified coaching, the hands on tutors, and my supportive friends…I learned so much. I am thankful for everything  I can bring into my skiing career because of the Scholarship.” -Hillary Larsen U16 Alpine Skier and Winter Term A goal of the…

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Check out LOCAK ADK Magazine!

LOCAL ADK MAGAZINE did some highlights on NYSEF athletes. Check it out here. The article focuses on the ‘Up and Comer(s)’ in snowsports. Becket Ledger discusses Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined, Emma Poisson chats about Alpine Skiing, Ellie Evans talks about Cross Country Skiing and Biathlon and Alex Saltsman brings some insight to training in…

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