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    Mission: It is the mission of the NYSEF PG Program to bridge the gap between high school/ collegiate/national teams for athletes who have demonstrated a desire to focus on cross country ski racing preparation and competition at an elite level.     Program Overview: The NYSEF PG Program provides the opportunity for post-graduate athletes to strive towards reaching their full potential on the race circuit regionally, domestically and internationally. Sport becomes the primary focus...


On a humid fall Sunday in northern New York where temperatures reached an uncharacteristic 80 degrees, Jake Brown of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project and US Biathlon Development Team and Tara Geraghty-Moats of USA Nordic won the 2018 Climb to the Castle. Brown’s time was 35:40.7, while Geraghty-Moats finished in 45:03. Big Gaps and Clear Wins On the men’s side, Brown’s Craftsbury teammate Raleigh Goessling finished second in 38:16.6, and Erikson Moore of the Fondeurs-Laurentides...


After being nominated to the U.S. Ski Team D-team, Northern Michigan University junior Ian Torchia has decided to stay in school while simultaneously accepting the nod to the country's most-coveted training group. “One of the main reasons why I wanted this to happen is to show that you can do it while you’re in college,” Torchia explains.