Winter Term

U16 Alpine State Championships are Underway

Despite Mother Nature’s best efforts, the NYSSRA U16 Alpine State Championships got off to an AWESOME start today at Whiteface. First run GS photos are posted on our flickr page, here are a few fun ones.  

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Winter Term Photo Blast!

You know that super fun time of the season when it’s mid-January and time is creeping by and March feels sooooo far away and all of a sudden HOLY COW EMPIRE STATE GAMES and then States are coming up and Lowell Bailey wins a World Championship and HOLY COW WINTER TERM and there are all…

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NYSEF: Loud and Proud at 2017 ESWG!

Empire State Winter Games

Once a year, all of our snowsport athletes come together to participate in the Empire State Winter Games, a weekend-long celebration of outdoor sport. It is the only time during our hectic season when our Freeride, Nordic, and Alpine athletes have the opportunity to compete in the same series, all together. We couldn’t be more proud…

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Winter Term athletes get off piste!

Esteemed U14 coach Jimbo Johnston has always said “the best way to ski faster is to use the mountain as a coach.” Thanks to mother nature dumping a thick coating of the fresh white stuff on our beloved hill, Northwood and Winter Term athletes alike have been furnished with some of the best training conditions…

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What Winter Term athletes are up to when NOT skiing!

By: Emily Wheeler, Residential Life Coordinator Snow days! Just like every other kid who lives in a snowy part of the country, sometimes there is just too much snow to ski. Such was the case last week when all of the area schools shut down for the day due to the wintery-mix precipitation and unsafe…

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Winter Term Athlete Journal: December Term In the Books!

By: Hugh Dempsey and Riley Kern After a very fun and successful fundamentals camp in Colorado, eighteen athletes returned to Lake Placid to make some last minute improvements before the beginning of the race season.     Our daily life at the OTC is very jam packed with tuning, study halls, academic time, and workouts.…

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Winter Kick Off Party!!

Please join NYSEF and the National Nordic Foundation to kickoff the winter season with friends, a great party, and live music at the Cascade Ski Center in Lake Placid!  Advanced Ticket Purchase Strongly Encouraged Purchase your tickets here    

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Fourth Season of NYSEF Winter Term is Underway!

Well, we’re in the thick of things now. After a phenomenal orientation weekend held November 19-20th at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, our December and Full-Term athletes are hitting the business end of the ski season here at Copper Mountain in Summit County, Colorado.       Our two weeks here at Copper are…

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Food For Thought: Habits of the World Cup Top-30

If you haven’t had a chance to take a peek at the Leever Partners’ report: Analysis of Alpine Skiing 2016, it’s absolutely worth a look. Essentially, the initiative was a comprehensive analysis of the current FIS Alpine WC Top 30 (male and female) which sought to determine which habits these elite athletes have in common,…

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Quebec City: Big Air

This past summer has proven to be an incredibly productive season of training for the NYSEF freestyle squad. Athletes from near and far, young and old, trained at the aerial pool at the Olympic Jumping Complex both to learn and qualify new tricks and to perfect old ones. Athletes ranged from development juniors to national level…

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