Winter Term

Emily Wheeler Joins Winter Term Team

NYSEF is pleased to announce the addition of Emily Wheeler to its winter staff. Emily will be serving as the Residential Life Coordinator for this season’s Junior Development Winter Term Program, living at the Olympic Training Center (OTC) in Lake Placid with the Winter Term athletes. Born and raised in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, Emily attended Burke…

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Colorado Alpine Fundamentals Camp Announcement

The days are getting shorter, and that can only mean one thing… yep– ski season is just around the corner! Details are finally together for our upcoming Alpine Fundamentals Camp, taking place at Copper Mountain in Colorado from November 25th to December 4th, 2016. Click here for the complete Camp Announcement, which includes information on…

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NYSEF Names John Norton as Executive Director

We’re thrilled to announce that after 7 years of fantastic leadership by Jay Rand, John Norton will be taking over the helm as our Executive Director. (Both are NYSEF Snowsports/ Northwood School alumni). With 18 years of coaching and leadership experience, John has served for the past 6 years as our Alpine Program Director and…

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2015/16 Winter Term Season Highlights

Wow– hard to imagine that our third season of Winter Term is in the books. Despite the fact that we received little outside assistance from Mother Nature this winter, it was an amazingly successful season for all of our 37 Winter Term athletes. Congratulations to all on your many accomplishments this season, in and out of…

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A Really Sweet WT Off-Day!

Winter Term athletes took advantage of a rare off day (rain can’t stop us, Mother Nature!) to pair up some dryland training with an awesome trip to the Cornell-Uihlein Maple Syrup Farm, just around the corner from the OTC. Mike Farrell (Husband of Winter Term Mathematics Professor Emeritus Andrea Farrell) gave us a fantastic tour…

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Some Fun Photos from U14 States

It was a fantastic weekend for our WT U14’s at NY State Champs at Bristol last weekend. Here are a few photo highlights from Sunday’s GS action: Cote… drilling it.   It was a pretty phenomenal weekend for Jaden Klebba!   Gaby’s amazing pole/glove explosion… and she finished.. and rocked it!   Klebba driving it.…

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More Action Pix from U16 State Champs

THANKS to John and Fiona Burkard for all the awesome shots from last weekend’s races! Great shot! Lots of former and current Winter Term ladies in here… Awesome run for Andrea! Magnus shredding. Great opportunity for U14’s to ski full-length Draper’s in race mode… Hanna on top of one Charging. Also, note the Minerva Missile…

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Pep Talk from Gold and Silver Medalist Bill Demong

Winter Term athletes enjoyed a spontaneous pep-talk discussion with 2010 Olympic Gold and Silver medalist Bill Demong (NYSEF and NSA alum) at the OTC this afternoon. No stranger to setbacks, the highlight of Bill’s chat was when he described a fractured skull suffered during what he thought was the “prime of his career,” an injury…

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Awesome weekend at U16 State Championships!

They’re just something really fun about hosting State Championships at your home mountain… especially when you get to shred full-length Super G, GS and Slalom over the pitch a million times! First, a huge THANK YOU to the hard working staff at ORDA and the NYSEF Race Crew for keeping our venue in AWSOME shape…

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