Winter Term

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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Alpine Athletes at Empire State Games

Many alpine U16 and U19 athletes took place in the Empire State Winter Games this weekend. In the second Super G event on Friday, February 2,  Audrey Higgins-Lopez took 2nd place overall for the Women’s. In the first Super G (Men’s Division) event on Friday, Ben DeGirolamo of Northwood School placed 2nd and Magnus Sheffield of…

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NYSEF Athletes Conquer in the Top 10 at Gore

First place Rowen Norfolk pictured. While most families and athletes were busy with Empire State Games in and around Lake Placid over this weekend (February 2-4), the U14 alpine skiers were training and racing at Gore Mountain (in North Creek). The U14 athletes races in the Excelsior Cup East Super Giant Slalom (SG). This race was…

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LOCAL NYSEF ATHLETES MAKE JUNIOR NATIONALS IN UTAH

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) is excited to announce the 2018 U.S. Ski & Snowboard Cross Country Junior National Championship (Junior Nationals) roster for Solider Hollow, Utah. NYSEF Cross Country athletes qualified for Junior Nationals in the Mid-Atlantic Division through several race events that took place in the 2017-2018 Season. Junior Nationals will…

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USASA Adirondack Results

The USASA Adirondack series had races this weekend at Whiteface Mountain. On Saturday, January 27, there were boardercross and skiercross events taking place. NYSEF Athletes participated in the various events. Freeski Girls (12-13) Madison Rausch got 2nd place (Townsend, MA) Freeski Girls (10-11) Morgan Shute placed first (Allendale, NJ) Alexis Sinclair got 2nd place (Saranac…

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Wildwood supporting NYSEF

Did you know every time you stay at the Wildwood on the Lake for a NYSEF run event, a portion of the proceeds supports NYSEF Snowsports Horst Weber Scholarship Fund? The fund provides financial support to promising junior athletes who demonstrate a commitment to reaching their potential in snowsport competition.

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U16 Alpine Highlights

Coach Patrick Purcell put together some training data and results for his January update. The data represents what the U16 Group (Averages). Data Number of actual Training Runs- 127 for all events  Training minutes, actual time moving on snow- 180 minutes Super G Runs- 35 (Exceptional) Super G Gates- 794 GS Runs- 36 GS Gates- 1164 SL Runs- 39…

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