Winter Term

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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Check out LOCAK ADK Magazine!

LOCAL ADK MAGAZINE did some highlights on NYSEF athletes. Check it out here. The article focuses on the ‘Up and Comer(s)’ in snowsports. Becket Ledger discusses Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined, Emma Poisson chats about Alpine Skiing, Ellie Evans talks about Cross Country Skiing and Biathlon and Alex Saltsman brings some insight to training in…

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NYSEF Athletes Podium at North Creek Nordic Ski Fest

Nordic athletes competed in the North Creek Nordic Fest on Saturday, December 9 and on Sunday, December 10 in North Creek, N.Y.   The Upper Hudson Trail Alliance, Gore Mountain and the Hudson United Racing Team joined efforts to put on a great racing weekend. The classic race took place on Saturday and the freestyle sprint…

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10 Reasons to Join NYSEF Snowsports!

NYSEF provides opportunities for athletes of all ages to reach their potential in snow sports – alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, cross country skiing, Nordic combined, and biathlon– through professional guidance and financial support. Although we know there are hundreds of reasons for families and youth athletes to enroll in NYSEF Snowsports, we…

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NEW NYSEF BIBS FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON!

THANK YOU Long Run Wealth Advisors, LLC and Lake Placid Family Dental – David Balestrini, DMD for partnering with NYSEF Snowsportson our new Whiteface bibs! NYSEF will have men, women and podium bibs for the upcoming season! Next up, NYSEF at Gore Mountain!

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