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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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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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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Emily Wheeler Joins Winter Term Team

NYSEF is pleased to announce the addition of Emily Wheeler to its winter staff. Emily will be serving as the Residential Life Coordinator for this season’s Junior Development Winter Term Program, living at the Olympic Training Center (OTC) in Lake Placid with the Winter Term athletes. Born and raised in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, Emily attended Burke…

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Colorado Alpine Fundamentals Camp Announcement

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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2015/16 Winter Term Season Highlights

Wow– hard to imagine that our third season of Winter Term is in the books. Despite the fact that we received little outside assistance from Mother Nature this winter, it was an amazingly successful season for all of our 37 Winter Term athletes. Congratulations to all on your many accomplishments this season, in and out of…

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