Winter Term

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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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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