Hovey Memorial Race at Whiteface Mountain

Wilmington, N.Y. – January 9, 2018- The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) had a busy Sunday of U10, U12 and U14 race.

At Whiteface Mountain for the Hovey Memorial Race several local NYSEF athletes started 2018 on the podium. Congrats to the athletes who pushed hard out of start gate and gained a top finish in this historic event.

Local athletes from Lake Placid and Saranac Lake were among the top competitors:

  • LilyAnn Fisher (3rdU12 girls)
  • Sonja Toishi (2ndU14 girls)
  • Paul Fogarty (1stU12 boys)
  • Wyatt Wardlaw (2ndU12 boys)
  • Lincoln Norfolk (3rdU12 boys)
  • Rowen Norfolk (1stU14 boys).

The top (first place) girls and boys get their name on the Hovey Memorial plaque located in the lodge at Whiteface Mountain. NYSEF athletes, Rowen Norfolk of Lake Placid, N.Y. was the top U14 boy and Emma Reynolds of Subury, M.A. was the top U14 girl. Congrats on getting your names on this special piece of artwork! Several Hovey Memorial winners come back to Whiteface and relive their racing days.

Additionally, both Rowen Norfolk (who attends Lake Placid Middle School) and Emma Reynolds (who attends Fay School in Massachusetts) have been a part of NYSEF’s Winter Term Program. The Winter Term program allows aspiring junior athletes the opportunity to access top-tier training and coaching opportunities, while continuing remotely in their school’s curricula through one-on-one tutoring support. Other athletes who are participating in NYSEF’s Winter Term are Sonja Toishi (2nd U14 girls), Anna Reynolds (3rd U14 Girls) and Joseph Galprin (3rd U14 boys).

Top NYSEF athletes from the weekend are below – Congrats to all who participated in this special event!

U10 Girls

Lola Ferrillo (Saratoga Springs, N.Y,) placed 3rd

U10 Boys

Paul Fogarty (Saranac Lake, N.Y.) placed 1st

U12 Girls

Emma Poisson (Montreal, Quebec) placed 1st

Cara Dempsey (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) placed 2nd

LilyAnn Fisher (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 3rd

U12 Boys

Gavin Ebert (Clifton Park, N.Y.) placed 1st

Wyatt Wardlaw (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 2nd

Lincoln Norfolk (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 3rd

U14 Girls

Emma Reynolds (Sudbury, M.A.) placed 1st

Sonja Toishi (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 2nd

Anna Reynolds (Rowayton, C.T.) placed 3rd

U14 Boys

Rowen Norfolk (Lake Placid, N.Y.) placed 1st

Benjamin Poisson (Carignan, Quebec) placed 2nd

Joseph Galprin (Great Neck, N.Y.) placed 3rd

More information on NYSEF and our next events can be found at nysef.org

Girls Results can be found here.

Boys Results can be found here.