Athlete Spotlight March 2016

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT Check out some of our alpine athletes who have stepped up their game this season! U10/U12 Emma Reynolds has been having an amazing season in not only the U10/U12 race series, but has also the U14 age bracket. Emma dominated the annual Hovey Memorial Giant Slalom held at Whiteface Mountain on January 9th,…

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U16 State Champs at Whiteface

They’re just something really fun about hosting State Championships at your home mountain… especially when you get to shred full-length Super G, GS and Slalom over the pitch a million times! First, a huge THANK YOU to the hard working staff at ORDA and the NYSEF Race Crew for keeping our venue in AWSOME shape…

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Winter Term Update – NorAm Week!

As you can probably tell from the lack of recent content on our Winter Term blog, it’s that time of the year when things get really good and busy. Athletes have been busy hitting the road every weekend for races, projects, comps and training opportunities, and we’ve had a packed mid-week schedule to boot. With…

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International Childrens Games

For one incredible week, Team Lake Placid adventured around Innsbruck, Austria at the 2016 International Children’s Games (ICG). Recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the event is for young athletes ages 12-15 from around the world to experience sport, new cultures and understanding. This was the 7th winter games in the 49 years of ICG…

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EastFree Tour Slopestyle at Okemo

Coach Justin Perry headed to Okemo, VT for the 2nd stop on the USSA EastFree Tour.  The A slopestyle skiers had a strong showing to say the least with all 5 athletes in the top 20.  On the Men’s side, Brian Gardiner took the 1st place spot followed by Jake Prichard – 3rd, Avery Higgins-Lopez…

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Moguls Team On The Road

Coach Nick Arnold took the NYSEF A Mogul team to Stratton Mt, VT this past weekend (1/23-1/24) for the Rod Baird Memorial event.  Brett DeWeese put together the best finish with a 4th place on Saturday and a 9th place tie on Sunday.  Emma Lauria also had a strong showing with a 10th on Saturday…

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Remembering Bill “Wittso” Witte

We at NYSEF are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Bill “Wittso” Witte, a long-time friend of skiing and ski racing in the area and beyond. Those who knew him can attest to his life-long passion for the sport and the energy and time he dedicated to helping others reach their dreams. Please support future…

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