Several athletes competed across the east in the NYSEF Holiday Opener Giant SL hosted at Whiteface Mountain on Saturday, December 15 and the NYSEF Holiday Opener SL hosted at Gore Mountain on Sunday, December 16. There were top finishes by NYSEF athletes who were excited to start the season at their home mountains.

Below are the top 10 results with NYSEF Winter Term and Northwood athletes:

Women’s GS Results

  • Sarah Coombs placed 1st
  • Jaden Klebba placed 3rd
  • Norah Dempsey placed 6th
  • Audrey Higgins-Lopez placed 8th

Men’s GS Results

  • Ben DeGirolamo  placed 5th

Women’s SL Results

  • Sarah Coombs placed 3rd
  • Norah Dempsey placed 5th
  • Jaden Klebba placed 7th
  • Chelsea Smith placed 8th
  • Joanna Rosenbluth placed 9th
  • Audrey Higgins-Lopez placed 10th

Men’s SL Results

  • Ben DeGirolamo placed 2nd
  • Jake Reynolds placed 3rd
  • Hugh Dempsey placed 5th
  • Leo Hallagan placed 7th
  • Gabriel Munter placed 8th
  • Brady Mason placed 9th

More information in the results can be found here.

Many of these top athletes are in NYSEF’s Winter Term Program. The 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.

Photo Credit below from Roger Saks