The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) has appointed Patrick Purcell to the role of Head Alpine Coach at Whiteface Mountain. Purcell returns to the Adirondacks, where his ski coaching career first began.   Purcell, originally from Goshen, NY, grew up skiing at Holiday Mountain in Monticello, NY.  He has served in a vast number…

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The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) has announced that Beatty Schlueter will assume the role of Winter Term Program Director for the upcoming 2017/18 season. Most recently, Beatty has served as the Development Director and U10/12 Head Alpine Coach at NYSEF for nearly 5 years. A longtime alpine coach and certified teacher, Schlueter is…

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By: Pieter van Ingen, U16 Coach/Winter Term Dorm Parent The U16 squad arrived in Stowe, VT on Friday, March 10th for the 2017 Eastern Regional Championships, ready to bring their A game! The racers gathered at the start of the Super G on Main Street on Spruce Peak at Stowe Mountain Resort eagerly awaiting the jury…

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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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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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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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The days are getting shorter, and that can only mean one thing… yep– ski season is just around the corner! Details are finally together for our upcoming Alpine Fundamentals Camp, taking place at Copper Mountain in Colorado from November 25th to December 4th, 2016. Click here for the complete Camp Announcement, which includes information on…

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THANKS to John and Fiona Burkard for all the awesome shots from last weekend’s races! Great shot! Lots of former and current Winter Term ladies in here… Awesome run for Andrea! Magnus shredding. Great opportunity for U14’s to ski full-length Draper’s in race mode… Hanna on top of one Charging. Also, note the Minerva Missile…

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They’re just something really fun about hosting State Championships at your home mountain… especially when you get to shred full-length Super G, GS and Slalom over the pitch a million times! First, a huge THANK YOU to the hard working staff at ORDA and the NYSEF Race Crew for keeping our venue in AWSOME shape…

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