Winter Term

COOL TEMPS? NO PROBLEM! Hovey Memorial Race Recap

Hovey Memorial Race at Whiteface Mountain Wilmington, N.Y. – January 9, 2018- The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) had a busy Sunday of U10, U12 and U14 race. At Whiteface Mountain for the Hovey Memorial Race several local NYSEF athletes started 2018 on the podium. Congrats to the athletes who pushed hard out of start gate and…

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Athlete of the Month: Brady Mason

Brady Mason is a first year U16 alpine skiing athlete from Silver Spring, Maryland. Although Brady’s home ski area is Roundtop Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania, he had the opportunity to train with NYSEF in the December Winter Term program. December term trained in Copper, Colorado and at Whiteface Mountain.  “Coming from a small mountain to…

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Dual SL at West Mountain

First ever dual single pole Slalom race in the books at West Mountain! Congrats to our U16 athletes who hopped on the podium on Sunday! Way to go! Ben DeGirolamo, Ava Day, Norah Dempsey, Audrey Higgins-Lopez More results can be found at nyssra.org  

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SCHULZ BOYS STEP UP IN ALASKA AMONG TOP JUNIORS IN THE COUNTRY

Karl and Scott Schulz of Lake Placid, N.Y. traveled to Anchorage, Alaska to compete in U.S. Nationals in hopes of making to the next level. “I knew I wanted to make World Juniors so I had to land a 1st, 2nd or at the very least a 3rd place finish,” Karl Schulz said. These races…

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Biathlon Junior World Championships!

CONGRATS to NYSEF Snowsports alumni, Lucy Hochshartner and Nina Armstrong for making Biathlon Junior World Championships! More than 50 athletes competed before the New Year at U.S. Junior/Youth World Championship Trials in Coleraine, Minn. Way to go ladies! More information on World Championships can be found here.  

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Leading in 2018!

On Tuesday, January 2 the New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) hosted their New Year’s Giant Slalom (GS). There was a men’s and women’s race with athletes ranging from U16 (under 16 years of age) to Senior (over 21 years of age) levels. In the women’s division, NYSEF and Winter Term athlete, Norah Dempsey (Saratoga…

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A Message from Executive Director, John Norton

A message from Executive Director, John Norton: As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 begins, I want to commemorate how far NYSEF has come since its founding in 1973. NYSEF has and continues to provide educational opportunities and financial support for youth athletes pursuing a competitive path in snowsports. The program has grown to include…

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Hear from Dare to Dream Scholarship Recipients!

MAKE YOUR YEAR-END GIFT towards the Dare to Dream Scholarship Fund. ————– “Thanks to the NYSEF scholarship, I am able to progress as an athlete specifically for a week of racing in Anchorage, Alaska. In Alaska, I will  be a top competitor in my age group and (hopefully) qualify for international races. I am able to train and race with the best Nordic athletes in the world. THANK YOU for making this experience possible” -Scott Schulz U18 Nordic Skier ———— “I had the opportunity to participate in NYSEF’s Winter Term through the  Dareto Dream Scholarship Fund last season and most recently, this season!  When I participated in Winter Term, I worked harder than I ever had… the training paid off.Through the qualified coaching, the hands on tutors, and my supportive friends…I learned so much. I am thankful for everything  I can bring into my skiing career because of the Scholarship.” -Hillary Larsen U16 Alpine Skier and Winter Term A goal of the…

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