Nordic

NYSEF PARTCIPATES IN THE KELLY BRUSH FOUNDATION RIDE

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) will have athletes, coaches, parents, alumni and staff participating in the Kelly Brush Foundation Ride on Saturday, September 9 in Middlebury, Vermont. In 2006, Kelly Brush sustained a severe spinal cord injury while racing for the Middlebury College Ski Team. Soon after her injury, she and her family…

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NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race

Climb to the top of Whiteface, New York’s 5th highest peak for a 360-degree panoramic view of the Adirondacks, New England and Canada *** WILMINGTON, NY – The New York Ski Educational Foundation and the Olympic Regional Development Authority invite athletes to the NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race on Sunday, September 24 at…

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LaCavalla To Be Director Of Communications / Development

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) has hired Danielle LaCavalla as its Director of Communications and Development. LaCavalla replaces Beatty Schlueter, who has assumed leadership of the NYSEF Winter Term Program for the 2017-2018 season. LaCavalla, a NYSEF program alumna, grew up just outside of New York City and skied at Windham Mountain in…

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MacDowell To Lead NYSEF Cross-Country Program

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) has announced that Shane MacDowell will become the new Head Cross-Country Ski Coach effective September 1, 2017. MacDowell replaces Margaret Maher, who has held the position since 2006. MacDowell, originally from Peru, Massachusetts in Berkshire County, attended Burke Mountain Academy in East Burke, Vermont as a cross-country skier…

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The 2017 Season Goes Out with a Bang: Skimeister

NYSEF Board Chair, Gregory Harden (AKA “The Claw”), Where’s Your Butta?!   What a perfect way to end an incredible season!! Thanks to everyone who came out this year for the NYSEF Snowsports 2017 Skimeister.  See the full race album below:     Check out Jim Taylor’s article that perfectly sums up why we will…

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Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined Jr. Nationals

By: Colin Delaney, NYSEF Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined Coach On the first week of March, Larry Stone and I traveled with a team of 9 Eastern athletes (NYSEF athletes on the trip were Brian Byrne, Beckett Ledger, and Matt White) to the Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove, Illinois for Ski Jumping/Nordic Combined…

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2017 New England Bill Koch Festival

By: Sophie McClelland, NYSEF Nordic Coach Every year the New England Ski community and beyond gets together to celebrate youth skiing. The New England Bill Koch Festival is known as a weekend of organized chaos with races and lots of fun and games. It is always a highlight of the season for many young NYSEF athletes.…

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Bailey and Ledger Claim National Biathlon Titles

Congratulations to Lowell Bailey (NYSEF Nordic alum) and Van Ledger (NYSEF Nordic U16 biathlete) on recently claiming national titles at the US Biathlon Championships, held last weekend in Jericho, VT! Link to results   Bailey, fresh off his best season to date on the World Cup, won the national Pursuit and Mass Start titles, and…

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XC High School Championship Highlights

NYSPHSAA Skiing State Championships NYSEF athletes Henry McGrew (LPHS), Scott Schulz (LPHS) and Gabby Armstrong (LPHS) each earned individual titles at the NYSPHSAA Skiing State Championships held at Gore Mountain Nordic Center in North Creek, NY. Henry and Gabby placed 1st in the classic individual race and Scott and Gabby were named overall state champions with combined…

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