December Race Weekend in the Books!

Congrats to all the athletes who participated in one of the various race events this weekend, December 16- 17.

NYSEF hosted a Giant Slalom at Whiteface Mountain on Saturday, a Freestyle Opener at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Sunday and a Slalom at Gore Mountain. NYSEF athletes raced fast despite the cool temperatures and were greeted with family and friends cheering at the finish.

GS-Alpine, Saturday, December 16

In the GS, NYSEF and Northwood School athlete, Sarah Coombs (Jay, N.Y.) placed second in the Women’s division competing against over 80 racers from the eastern region. She was followed by several NYSEF athletes in the top ten: Inez Burkard (Canandaigua, NY) placed 4th and Norah Dempsey (Saratoga Springs, NY) placed 7th. The GS Women’s Results can be found here.

Photo credit: Hadley Driscoll

In the GS Men’s Division, NYSEF and Northwood athlete, Matthieu Cote (Plattsburgh, N.Y.) placed 9th competing with 100 racers. GS Men’s Results can be found here.

Freestyle Opener- Nordic, Sunday, December 17

In the Women’s U16 division in the NYSEF Freestyle Nordic 5K race, local NYSEF athletes, Marli Damp (Lake Placid, N.Y) placed 1st, Anya Morgan (Jay, N.Y.) placed 2nd and Beatrice Hollander (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 3rd. In the Men’s U16 division in the NYSEF Freestyle Nordic 5K race, Kai Frantz (Lake Placid, N.Y) placed 1st, James Flanigan (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 2nd and Michael Skutt (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 3rd.

Photo Credit: Heather Morgan

In the Men’s U18 division in the NYSEF Freestyle Nordic 10K race, Scott Shulz (Lake Placid, N.Y) placed 2nd. Results from the race be found here.

Photo of Scott Shulz. Photo Credit: Heather Morgan

Following the junior races, there were youth races took place. These athletes races a 3K, 2K, .5K ranging from ages as young as 4 to 13.

Photo Credit: Colin Delaney

SL-Alpine, Sunday, December 17

To finish off the weekend NYSEF at Gore Mountain hosted SL races in North Creek, N.Y. In the Women’s division, Julia Geraldi (Redding, C.T.) placed 4th, Samantha Cornelius (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 6th and Norah Dempsey (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) placed 7th. Women’s Results can be found here.

Photo of Norah Dempsey.

NYSEF and Northwood School athletes took first and second in the Men’s SL at Gore on Sunday. Ben DeGirolamo (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed first and Magnus Sheffield (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 2nd.  Men’s Results can be found here.

Photo of Magnus Sheffield

To learn more about NYSEF visit nysef.org.

QUICK LINKS TO RESULTS

GS Women’s Results can be found here.

GS Men’s Results can be found here.

NYSEF Freestyle Results can be found here.

SL Women’s Results can be found here.

SL Men’s Results can be found here.