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Empire State Winter Games

NYSEF: Loud and Proud at 2017 ESWG!

Once a year, all of our snowsport athletes come together to participate in the Empire State Winter Games, a weekend-long celebration of outdoor sport. It is the only time during our hectic season when our Freeride, Nordic, and Alpine athletes have the opportunity to compete in the same series, all together. We couldn’t be more proud…

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Nick Fairall’s Inspirational Speech on Mental Fitness

NYSEF alum and 2014 Olympian, Nick Fairall spoke on the importance of developing one’s mental fitness by sharing the lessons he’s learned from his career as a professional athlete and how they played a major role throughout his life, and in his recovery from a spinal cord injury. “ We as athletes have an amazing…

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NYSEF Freeride Athletes Take On The Big Apple!

Our Freeride athletes were invited to show off their steaze on the TODAY Show in Rockefeller Plaza on the man-made ski hill, dubbed “Mount Rockefeller.”  Check out the BTS (behind-the-scenes) footage, thanks to Coach Perry on our Facebook page! You can also view the Adirondack Daily Enteprise’s article for more details!

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Breaking: NYSEF alum Lowell Bailey is WORLD CHAMPION!

After nearly hanging up the skis for good at the end of last season, NYSEF Nordic alum Lowell Bailey struck gold in the flagship event of the 2017 IBU Biathon World Championships in Hochfilzen, Austria, taking the win by 3.3 seconds over Czech skier Ondrej Moravec and defending world champion Martin Fourcade of France. Watch the…

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Ski the East Video Showcases NYSEF Athletes

If you haven’t already, be sure and check out this awesome new edit, freshly released by the Ski the East crew. It features the Whiteface Terrain Park in what might just be its best shape ever (thanks, park crew!) and some NYSEF alumni including K.C. Brousseau, Brian Gardiner and even NYSEF Head Freeride Coach Justin Perry!…

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Nordic Alum Bailey Doubles Down with Top-10’s at Biathlon Worlds

It’s been an unforgettable week for NYSEF Nordic alum Lowell Bailey, who recently secured his second top-10 finish at the Biathlon World Championships, held in Hochfilzen, Tirol, Austria.     Lowell had some pretty inspiring words for young athletes after his 4-th place effort: “This year I have really tried to step back from worrying…

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Winter Term athletes get off piste!

Esteemed U14 coach Jimbo Johnston has always said “the best way to ski faster is to use the mountain as a coach.” Thanks to mother nature dumping a thick coating of the fresh white stuff on our beloved hill, Northwood and Winter Term athletes alike have been furnished with some of the best training conditions…

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54th annual Hovey Memorial GS Photos are posted!

There’s a whole lot of history in this event. 54 years, to be exact! We were thrilled to see such a sizeable and enthusiastic crowd for this year’s running of the Bill Hovey Memorial GS. Photos (all kids, all clubs) are posted on our NYSEF flickr page. Share ’em, spread ’em, and post ’em on…

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What Winter Term athletes are up to when NOT skiing!

By: Emily Wheeler, Residential Life Coordinator Snow days! Just like every other kid who lives in a snowy part of the country, sometimes there is just too much snow to ski. Such was the case last week when all of the area schools shut down for the day due to the wintery-mix precipitation and unsafe…

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Meet Northwood Junior Matthieu Côté: NYSEF’s January Athlete of the Month

NYSEF is proud to recognize exemplary athletes for their achievements on and off the hill through the continuing Athlete of the Month program. Athletes throughout the club will be highlighted for their accomplishments including community service, sportsmanship, academic & extracurricular achievement and athletic performance.  Athletes of the Month will also be featured in the Lake Placid News. This…

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