Ski Jumping and XC Devo Mini Marathon Challenge

The Youth Jump Team and the Devo XC Team collectively raises over $5,000 for the next generation of nordic athletes! The Youth Jump Team had a friendly competition to raise funds for ski jumping equipment on January 30. NYSEF keeps a fleet of jumping equipment for easy entry into the sport and is able to…

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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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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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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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Merrill L. Thomas Annual Support – THANK YOU!

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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December Athlete of the Month: Andrew Scanio

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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