Meet NYSEF Gore Athlete Hillary Larsen: Our February 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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U16 Alpine State Championships are Underway

Despite Mother Nature’s best efforts, the NYSSRA U16 Alpine State Championships got off to an AWESOME start today at Whiteface. First run GS photos are posted on our flickr page, here are a few fun ones.  

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Winter Term Photo Blast!

You know that super fun time of the season when it’s mid-January and time is creeping by and March feels sooooo far away and all of a sudden HOLY COW EMPIRE STATE GAMES and then States are coming up and Lowell Bailey wins a World Championship and HOLY COW WINTER TERM and there are all…

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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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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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Gabby Armstrong: December NYSEF Athlete of the Month

NYSEF is excited to kick off the new year by recognizing exemplary athletes for their achievements on and off the hill through the new 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 be featured in…

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Winter Term Athlete Journal: December Term In the Books!

By: Hugh Dempsey and Riley Kern After a very fun and successful fundamentals camp in Colorado, eighteen athletes returned to Lake Placid to make some last minute improvements before the beginning of the race season.     Our daily life at the OTC is very jam packed with tuning, study halls, academic time, and workouts.…

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Fourth Season of NYSEF Winter Term is Underway!

Well, we’re in the thick of things now. After a phenomenal orientation weekend held November 19-20th at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, our December and Full-Term athletes are hitting the business end of the ski season here at Copper Mountain in Summit County, Colorado.       Our two weeks here at Copper are…

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