• Annual Spring NYSSRA Business Meeting - 10 am at McCauley Mtn (Polar Bear) Lodge. Please save the date on your calendar.
Congratulations to Tricia Mangan: Patricia Mangan, Derby, NY, 3/7/97 (National Training Group; Holimont Race Team)
PARK CITY, Utah – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association named a group of 16 elite athletes to compete at the 2015 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships scheduled for March 7-13 at Hafjell, Norway. Tricia was a member of this highly competitive group of athletes. Congratulations Tricia for your considerable accomplishments this year.
We're also proud of our athletes who represented the East and NYSSRA at U18 National Championships - At U18 National Championships Tricia ranked: DH - 6th, GS - 6th
Congratulations to Cecily Decker: At U18 National Championships she ranked: DH - 8th, SG - 3rd and GS - 7th
Congratulations to Jake Hopfinger: A U18 National Championships he ranked: DH (2) - 36th and 25th, SG - 18th and SL 40th
Beatrix Lever - Former NYSSRA racer and now with Team Canada - Beatrix's dad shared - Beatrix won FIS National Title in SG at Canadian U18 Championships and was 2nd overall with a 5th in GS and 7th in SL. At Okemo FIS Eastern Finals - 4th and 5th in SG
• NYSSRA Racer Support Policy for 2015
U18 FIS Champs
U16 Eastern Champs
U14 Eastern Champs
In order to receive money the athlete/parent must submit a request to Program Director that includes name, address, races attended and receipt of race fees. This will be done on an annual basis and submitted prior to April 1st of current season. Once received, it will be verified and submitted to Treasurer for payment directly to the athlete/parent.
• UVEX Helmets - If you have or are looking to purchase a UVEX helmet, please read this piece sent by Paul Van Slyke
2014-2015 NYSSRA Manual Version #2 - go to About NYSSRA - Membership Manual dropdown
• From USSA -
* Helpful Informational Pieces -
Please take a minute to orient yourself for the 2015 season.
• USSA Membership Categories for '14-'15
Competitor $150 - Required for all U16 (YOB 1998 and older) and above that wish to have USSA points.
Non-Scored Student $100 - Available for all U16 (YOB 1998 and older)and above that do not wish to have USSA points.
Youth Competitor $80 - For all U14 (YOB 2000 and younger) and below. The Eastern region will not have any U14 scored events so there is no need for any U14 and below athletes to join with Competitor licenses.
USSA Club Participant $25 - For athletes training with a club program but not yet participating in USSA events. Also for club volunteers or parents who are active in support of club activities and events.
USSA Coach $135 (with background screening) ages 15 and older - Periodic background screening, education requirement.
USSA Official $60 - background screening for ages 15 and older.
USSA Club Volunteer $60 - background screening ages 15 and older
A USSA competitor membership and membership in one state racing organization are required for all levels of scored racing in the Eastern Region.
Participation in qualifying events leading to regional championships events requires a valid USSA “Competitor” or “Youth” membership depending upon the age group.
• For RA's - Race Fees for '15 Season - If you are holding a race during the '14-'15 season this information is for you.
NYSSRA Boot Fitting Project from Hope Alive Media on Vimeo.
Please watch NYSSRA’s junior boot fitting video before you head to the ski shop for new or used junior ski racing boots!
FINALLY, learn about the best boot fitting process for your racer.
CanAM NYSSRA—back: Ryan Fries, Lane Feldeisen, John Munschauer, Jeff Walker, Noah Shinamen, Andrew Mangan
front: Maggie Munschauer, Anya Elizondo