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UNH Student-Athlete of the Week: NYSEF Nordic Alum, Scott Schulz

Scott Schulz receives the Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight award for the week of Feb 17-23 at UNH! Taken from UNH Article: Scott placed 10th in the men’s Nordic 10K classic with 33 points (25:07.) at the Williams Carnival, which was held Feb 14-15 in Lake Placid, N.Y. at Mount Van Hoevenberg. He also placed…

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NYSEF Alums podium in Mens Skate Relay: Williams Carnival

Local NYSEF alums raced on their home terrain during Williams Carnival last weekend. In the mens skate relay, UVM placed first, leading their team was Karl Schulz and UNH placed 2nd which included team alums, Scott Schulz and Bryce Hartman. Karl is currently leading the Nordic NCAA EISA standings going into Middlebury Carnival. Joining Karl…

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LOCAL SAFETY SEMINAR EDUCATES THE ALPINE SKI RACING COMMUNITY

On February 9 and 10, the Kelly Brush Foundation (KBF) , U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the Olympic Regional Development Authority at Whiteface Mountain (ORDA) and the New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) hosted a safety seminar in conjunction with the FIS NorAm Cup races at Whiteface (February 10- 13).  The primary objective of the seminar…

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Moguls Skiing: The Most Graceful Snowsport 

NYSEF is made up of many snowsports with our largest contingent starting with Alpine Skiing, next is Nordic Skiing and last but not least is Freeride (freestyle skiing and snowboarding). Under Freeride there are several competitions to choose from: Slopestyle, Rail Jam, Big Air, Boarder Cross, Skier Cross, Snowboard GS and SL and Moguls.  Moguls…

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January Athlete of the Month: Grant Pedersen

Grant Pedersen is a 15-year old snowboard athlete from Mount Olive, N.J. and is a sophomore at Mount Olive High School. Grant has participated in the NYSEF-Belleayre program for the last two seasons and competes in boarder cross, snowboard GS/SL, slopestyle and rail jam. According to his coaches, he improved his snowboarding considerably this season…

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40th Anniversary of the 1980 Olympics: Hang out with NYSEF!

NYSEF Families: Lake Placid is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the 1980 Olympics beginning February 13. Below are some events we hope you can attend. Excited to celebrate! Friday, February 14 4:45 PM: Participate in the 40th Anniversary Olympic Parade! Lineup is at 4:45 PM on the ground floor of High Peaks Resort! Wear your NYSEF gear…

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Moguls B Skiers compete in Empire State Games

On Sunday, February 2, Moguls “B” athletes, competed in their final Empire States Games competition. The “B” level is designed for entry level skiers, 7 to 14 year old, though it is open to all age groups whereas the Moguls “A” level is designed for the older, more experienced athletes with the opportunity to qualify…

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U14s at McCauley Mountain and West Mountain

While most NYSEF athletes were participating in Empire State Games, U14 athletes were racing in the Mud, Sweat and Gears series at McCauley Mountain and West Mountain.  Local NYSEF Winter term athlete, Lilyann Fisher placed first both days. When asked about her training to prepare for these races, she said, “we are able to train…

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Skier cross and boarder cross: Empire State Winter Games

NYSEF athletes had some great results at Empire State Games in the skier cross and boarder cross events that took place on Friday, January 31. Skier cross and boarder cross are a part of freestyle skiing and riding because it incorporates terrain features traditionally found in freestyle like bumps, rollers and banks. It consists of…

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K20, K48, Nordic Combined Results and Ski Jumping Fundraiser: Empire State Games

On Saturday, February 1, NYSEF Nordic athletes competed in the K20, K48 and Nordic Combined Competition at the Lake Placid Ski Jumping Complex. During their competition, these athletes were also jumping for a great cause: to raise funds for ski jumping equipment with their furthest jump of the day! Great job athletes! Results and funds…

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