Winter Highlights: U14s

Full U14 Race Calendar and Results can be found on nyssra.org. January 24: The MUD, SWEAT and GEARS U14 PANEL SL started off the U14 race season at West Mountain where many Whiteface and Gore U14s spent their Sunday, January 24. Downstate, Windham hosted a similar event where our Belleayre U14s raced. With the lack…

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THANKFUL for Volunteers!

We thank volunteers like Barb (photo below), who continue to support NYSEF and our athletes! Remember to show your appreciation for our volunteers at all race events and venues! Did you know? We all know this season is like no other. Venues like Whiteface have been short on lift attendants especially with no J1 students.…

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Winter Highlights: Alpine U10 / 12’s

This year, more than ever, we are taking the competition around the entire mountain than a traditional downhill race course. There is an emphasis on FUN surrounded by a supportive team environment that NYSEF – our athletes, coaching staff and families create! Above photo is of The Belleayre U12s racing at Windham Mountain for their…

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FIRST CAREER PODIUM: Maddie Phaneuf

NYSEF athlete, Maddie has been on the IBU Cup this season with the US Biathlon Team. She placed 6th (a personal best) earlier this year and just  landed on her FIRST Podium in 3rd in Brezno- Osrblie, Solvakia today! More on Maddie’s success this season and the IBU Cup can be found through this link.

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January Athlete of the Month: Amanda Quiles

January athlete of the month is seventeen-year-old Amanda Quiles – an alpine athlete competing with the NYSEF Gore program. Amanda is a junior at Mahwah High School in NJ and learned how to ski at Jiminy Peak (Hancock, MA) when she was four-years-old. Not long after her first turns, she joined the local race program…

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NYSEF Nordic alum, Scott Schulz leads his team to a win at Maine Carnival!

Taken from UNH Website.  Scott Schulz (Photo Courtesy Steve Fuller / Flyingpointroad.com) Schulz, Lyons Lead ‘Cats to Win at Maine Nordic Carnival Jasmine Lyons won the women’s 5K classic Saturday at Quarry Road. (Photo by Steve Fuller / Flyingpointroad.com) WATERVILLE, Maine –Jasmine Lyons (Ottawa, Ontario) and Scott Schulz (Lake Placid, N.Y.) each won individual races for the second straight…

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#WinterTermWednesday!

#WinterTermWednesday! We wanted to share some* highlights of our Winter Term and PG student – athletes from the past 2 weeks. Not all #WinterTermWednesdays will be this juicy: 1.Kirsten I. looking for mitotic cells in onion root tips; and 2.Meg B. sewing up a heart 3.Thanks to the support of a donor, NYSEF invested in…

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NYSEF- Gore Division FIS race series – January 25 – 29

NYSEF- Gore hosted a Division FIS race series beginning Monday, January 25 and stretching to Friday, January 29. The schedule went as follows:  Monday – Men GS – 2x Wednesday – Women GS – 2x Friday – Men and Women SL – 4x Per the race announcement, NYSEF is recognizing the top 5 athletes.* *Please…

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New Board Member Highlight: Kip Testwuide

Kip Testwuide and wife, Julie split their time between Katonah and Lake Placid, New York.  Their three children were all competitive ski racers.  The oldest Emily attended both Northwood and National Sports Academy (NSA) while competing with NYSEF.  Kip has been an avid skier all his life and coached at Jiminy Peak for 10 years. …

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