Winter Term

Updates on athletes in Pyeongchang

The 2018 Games were a wild adventure full of smiles and some disappointment for our NYSEF alums. Will Rhoads placed ninth in the team event and 46th in the men’s Normal Ski Jump. Following the ceremonies, Tommy Biesemeyer suffered a crash in downhill training that motivated him to leave the Olympics and head back to…

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Update from Rich Burnley, Gore Program Director

Mother Nature has not been very kind to folks in the ski business the past week or so.  At Gore, Echo has withstood the weather fairly well and is in nice shape for the U16 and U19 Championship races.  We are expecting 90, U16 alpine racers and 150, U16 alpine racers on each day! Our…

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Freeride competing against strong international and national fields

While the Olympics have been in full swing in Pyeongchang, the NYSEF Freeride crew has kept busy competing around the northeast as qualifying season is coming to a close.  Head Coach, Justin Perry headed to Waterville Valley, NH with Avery Higgins-Lopez for his first US Ski and Snowboard Revolution Tour Slopestyle event. They saw former…

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Update from Coach Colin Delaney

The Elite/Development Ski Jumping teams are heading out to Junior Nationals in Anchorage, Alaska at the end of February. Tate Frantz (Lake Placid), Caroline Harrison (Lyme NH), Bryce Kloc (Clifton Park, NY), Jack Lawrence (Lake Placid, NY) and Matt White (Lake Placid) are joining 10 other athletes from the Eastern division to compete. Matt White…

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Youth Jumpers Take on Salisbury, CT!

NYSEF athletes headed to Salisbury, CT last weekend (February 10-11) to take part in the 92nd annual Jump Fest. In the boys U10 division, NYSEF athletes swept the podium. Congrats to Max Fey, Charlie Wilson and Charlie fox. Trey Frantz received bronze on the 30 meter jump. Kai Mckinnon placed first in the ladies 20…

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U14 Alpine Athletes soar through rainy conditions

NYSEF U14 alpine athletes race in Belleayre and Windham this past weekend (February 10-11). These races determined the rankings of the U14 Excelsior Cup. These rankings are used to determine the qualifiers for the NYSSRA U14 State Championships at Whiteface on March 1-4, 2018. At Belleayre NYSEF Girls landed in the top 3: Sonja Toishi placed…

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NYSEF alum, Michael Clark showing off his skills at the 2018 Winter Games!

NYSEF Snowsports freestyle alum, Michael Clarke has been busy with the 2018 Olympic Games! He put together a special video for Samsung and Olympic Slopestyle silver medalist, Gus Kenworthy. There will be more videos released shortly! GREAT JOB, Michael Clarke! See familiar places and familiar faces with Gus Kenworthy​ before he goes off to PyeongChang. See familiar places and familiar faces with…

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