Winter Term

National Rifle Foundation Grant

NYSEF recently received a grant from the National Rifle Foundation(NRA). The grant provides NYSEF with a biathlon right-handed rifle and funds to purchase a harness. With the growing sport of biathlon in the region, more youth athletes are eager to get involved with the sport. Due to the cost of a rifle, several families are…

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Freeride competes in New England

NYSEF freeride athletes competed in Waterville Valley, NH and Sunday River, ME this weekend. In Waterville Valley, the Big Air Competition took place. NYSEF and Winter Term athlete, Avery Higgins Lopez of Lake Placid placed 9th and NYSEF athlete, Kaylen Reiley of Saranac Lake placed 16th. In Sunday River, ME the duo switched places in…

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U16 Alpine Athletes Head to Belleayre

U16 Alpine athletes raced at Belleayre Mountain on Sunday, January 20 in the EMPIRE CUP Giant Slalom. In the U16 Women division, NYSEF athletes swept the podium: Gabrielle Cote took first place Hillary Larsen took second place Rosalie Poisson took third place  In the U16 Men division, NYSEF athlete, Martin McDonough took second place! Results from…

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U14 Alpine Athletes Travel to Snowridge and McCauley Mountain Ski Center

NYSEF U14 Alpine athletes competed in Snowridge and McCauley Mountain Ski Center this weekend, January 21-21. EAST EXCELSIOR CUP DUAL Slalom took place at Snowridge Ski Resort on January 20. Rowen Norfolk of Lake Placid, N.Y. landed first place on the podium. Rowen is having a great start to the season winning the Hovey GS…

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XC January Review

January has been a very exciting month for the NYSEF XC Program. To start the month the Schulz boys (Scott and Karl) raced their way on to the U18 Scandinavian trip Team and World Junior Team.  Once back home, the whole team continued racing at Rikert Nordic center in Vermont against some of the best…

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Harry Eldridge JNQ hosted by NYSEF: START LISTS, SEED LISTS

Below are the start and seed lists Sunday, January 21. PLEASE NOTE: The classes are listed as the same for each seed list but the start lists will have the correct classes. SUN 5K U16 MEN START LIST– U16 SUN 5K U16 WOMEN START LIST – U16 SUN 10K MEN START LIST– U18, U20, OPEN…

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NYSEF Nordic Winter Raffle

NYSEF Nordic is fundraising to purchase and build out a waxing and warming trailer for the nordic programs. The trailer will be used primarily for our nordic disciplines to do the following (but not limited to): bring to race venues for waxing and testing skis quickly and efficiently, used at our ‘home’ training facilities for…

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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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