Freeride

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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NYSEF Podiums in Rail Jam to start the season!

Wilmington, N.Y. – The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) freeride program competed in the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) Rail Jam at Whiteface Mountain on Sunday, December 9. The USASA Adirondack Series serves the eastern region specifically, Whiteface, Titus Mountain, Oak Mountain and Gore Mountain. Congrats to all athletes who…

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$72,100…

$72,100 …This is how much scholarship was awarded to NYSEF athletes in the 2017-2018 season. NYSEF funded numerous athletes across all snowsport disciplines through the Dare To Dream Scholarship Fund. Support ranged from subsidizing program costs to summer training fees to special national and international competitions. However, as program and training fees increase, NYSEF is…

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Ingrid Ormsby Scholarship Dinner- Sunday, February 10

The dinner was inspired by Ingrid Ormsby’s life and supports the Ingrid Ormsby Scholarship Fund. The Scholarship is dedicated to Ingrid’s support of alpine racing for local youth athletes. Andrea of the Salt of the Earth Bistro meshed flavors and cuisines of New England and Czechoslovakia/Eastern Europe. She found regional dishes with the help of…

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Chairman’s Holiday Party: December 28

Please join NYSEF for our annual Chairman’s Holiday Party on Friday, December 28 from 6:30PM- 9:30PM at the Harden Residence. Like past years, we aim to create a special setting that celebrates snowsports in the Adirondacks as we enter into the New Year. The event will feature food from Solitude Catering and they are in…

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NYSEF Season Kickoff: December 14

Join NYSEF for a Season Kickoff event at the Cascade XC Center on Friday, December 14 from 6:00PM-9:00PM. There will be live music, food and enthusiastic skiers/riders ready to play in the snow. In hopes the weather cooperates, skiing may be available and a bonfire! This is a great event for all of NYSEF Snowsports…

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Lowell Bailey inducted into Lake Placid Hall of Fame

Article and photos provided by the Adirondack Daily Enterprise CONGRATS to NYSEF Nordic alumn, Lowell Bailey, for being inducted into the 2018 Lake Placid Hall of Fame! Lowell Bailey was born in North Carolina, moved to Old Forge at age 3 and then moved to Lake Placid in 1991 when he was 10 years old.…

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