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WILMINGTON, N.Y. — The view from partially up Whiteface Mountain on Wednesday morning was about as picturesque as they get. From the trail, one could see that the leaves had started to turn shades of red and yellow — just in time for the U.S. Ski Team’s fall training camp in Lake Placid, N.Y. Way down below, a few small dots proceeded up the dirt access road: first to warm up, then to get after...

Top regional junior skiers participate each year in one of four Regional Elite Group (REG) summer camps. The camps include general and ski-specific assessments, ski technique support as well as athlete and coaches education. Each camp includes U.S. Ski Team coaching staff which observe, interact and coach. With the help of regional coaches attending the camps, the U.S. Ski Team coaching staff selects the top athletes from all four REG camps (East, Central, West and...

The 2009 National Elite Group (NEG) has been named. The NEG is comprised of a select group of junior skiers that have proven that they deserve to train with the best in the country. The U.S. Ski Team staff has selected using race results from previous seasons, in addition to time trials, tests, and technique and work ethic observations from the REG camps. While the camp will receive some coaching assistance from U.S. Ski Team...