Nordic

LOCAL ATHLETES PLACE TOP TEN: NORDIC FESTIVAL

Lake Placid, NY – December 12, 2018- The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) Nordic athletes competed in the Nordic Fest in North Creek, N.Y. The NYSSRA 1.5K Sprint Race took place on Sunday, December 9 and local athletes received some impressive top 10 finishes to end the weekend. In the men’s division, NYSEF athletes…

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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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2018 Golf Ball Roll is BACK!

NYSEF is selling raffle tickets for their Golf Ball Roll on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The Golf Ball Roll will conclude the Flaming Leaves Festival (Saturday, October 6-Sunday, October 7) at the Olympic Ski Jumps (located at 5486 Cascade Road in Lake Placid). NYSEF athletes will be soaring off the Olympic Jumping Complex’s 90-meter ski jump and…

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Ski Jumping in Fox River Grove, IL

The NYSEF Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined team traveled to Fox River Grove, IL for the annual Fall competition put on by the Norge Ski Club. We had two solid days of training, in which U12 athletes, Mitchell Penning and Jack Kroll took their first jumps on a 70 meter hill! In the competition on…

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