Nordic

Flaming Leaves Festival Recap

The NYSEF crew had a blast at the Flaming Leaves Festival this past weekend (October 7-8, 2017). We met several ski jumping enthusiasts, watched some impressive competitions and met few community members! On Saturday, NYSEF youth jumpers flew off the 20 meter and 48 meter jumps. These youth jumpers have been training all summer for…

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NYSEF CLIMB TO THE CASTLE ROLLERSKI RACE RESULTS

We would like to share some fast results and photos with you from Climb to the Castle which took place on Sunday, September 24, 2017. This rollerski event starts at the Whiteface Toll Booth, climbing for 5 miles with an average 8% grade up the Memorial Highway to the summit of Whiteface Mountain– New York’s 5th highest…

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BEST COACHING. BEST TUTORS. BEST FACILITIES. BEST PRICED.

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) is excited to announce their new and improved Nordic Skiing Winter Term Program for the 2017-2018 Season. The mission of NYSEF is to provide opportunities for athletes of all ages to reach their potential in snow sports – alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, cross country skiing,…

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GOLF BALL ROLL SUPPORTS NYSEF NORDIC SKI PROGRAMS

NYSEF is selling raffle tickets for their Golf Ball Roll on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The Golf Ball Roll will conclude the Flaming Leaves Festival (Saturday, October 7-Sunday, October 8) 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…

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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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