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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NYSEF would like to acknowledge one of our annual supporters, Merrill L. Thomas and their agents – who like NYSEF,  love snowsports! Like most of their staff, owner Roby Politi is no stranger to the slopes – he is an avid alpine skier and two – time Division 1 NCAA All American who attended Saint…

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It’s time again to announce our NYSEF Athlete of the Month!   Our December Athlete of the Month is Andrew Scanio. Andrew is a 15 year – old biathlon and cross country athlete from Lake Placid, and currently attends Lake Placid High School. Andrew learned to ski at 4 years old and started with NYSEF at…

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Due to the generosity of donors in December 2020, NYSEF raised over $20,000 with an additional $5,000 from the Donald C. McGraw Foundation (Robin and Buzz McGraw) to support the Dare To Dream Scholarship Fund – reaching our goal for the month! This is something to celebrate – even without the famous Chairman’s Holiday Party…

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It is that time of the year for the annual Winter Raffle! NYSEF is asking each athlete to sell 10 raffle tickets to their family, friends and within their community. This is a great opportunity to talk about your love for skiing/riding and much more!  This year the raffle purchases and tracking will be done…

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NYSEF @ Whiteface hosted another successful day of races – The Mens NYSSRA Sports Page Slalom U16 + events. Similar to yesterday, there were two races over the course of the day. NYSEF is excited to recognize the top 5 results in each race. Thank you to the coaching staff for providing photos of your…

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With no award ceremonies due to COVID – 19 restrictions – NYSEF will be recognizing athletes a little differently this year! Let’s start with the first alpine race of the season – The Womens New York State Ski Racing Association (NYSSRA) Sports Page Slalom U16 + events at Whiteface today, Saturday, January 9! There were…

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Harry Eldridge NYSEF JNQ Sat Jan 9 – Sun Jan 10, 2021 Lake Placid, NY New Year, New Venue and New Rules! The annual Harry Eldridge Junior National Qualifier will take place on Saturday, January 9 – January 10 at Mt. Van Hoevenberg. This will be the first race on the newly upgraded trails at…

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On Saturday, January 30, the NYSEF Youth Jump Team is raising money for ski jumping equipment. NYSEF keeps a fleet of jumping equipment (boots, suits, skis) for our youth jumping program so athletes can be introduced to the sport and develop in a cost effective and safe way. We want each athlete to have at least…

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