Feb 062018
 

 

First off: Saturday the Winona Forest Tourathon– Family friendly, 12.5k, 25k, and 50K.- as of this morning even more fresh snow, already packed rolled and trackset!– Don’t step off trail, it’s deep!

Also Saturday: The Glenville hills Classic-Family friendly 10K, and 5k , shorter loop for citizens and Bill Koch. Glenville received 8 fresh inches: The trails packed nicely! trails are fast but turns are very forgiving {It will be trackset this afternoon}

Sunday The HURTATHON-15K+ Bill Koch- Up at gore, get those legs burning before sectionals!

Wednesday’s Storm should provide plenty of snow for excellent trail conditions. Please sign up early so organizers can sort out bib #’s and get the races underway in a timely fashion.

Second: The ESWG weekend opened up with the traditional lighting of the torch.

Last weekend NYSSRA Nordic racers competed in the annual Empire State Winter Games. The ORDA Crew and Mother Nature came together to make some challenging courses. Results are currently posted on Webscorer, and being posted in our results section.

  Pictured ESWG Tournado Points leaders:Robert Dadekian, Eric Seyse, Chris Rose, Amanda Zullo, Jim Miller, Mark Poprocki, Janet Findley, Connie Prickett, David Burt, Chris Beattie

 
Winner
Winning total
Racers
Sophia Kelting
36
32
 M2
Amanda Zullo
40
1
 M4
Jill Koziol
-1 race
1
 M5
Connie Prickett
40
2
 M7
Janet Findlay
40
1
 SR
Kade Hill
40
1
 U14
Sophia Kelting
40
5
 U16
Morghan DeSalvatore
-1 race
4
 U18
Eve Schoen
33
14
 U20
Audrey Emerson
40
3
Brennan Nobles
29
52
 M1
Eric Seyse
60
2
 M3
Kyle James
-1 race
1
 M4
Chris Rose
60
3
 M5
Jim Miller
47
9
 M6
Robert Dadekian
40
2
 M7
Mark Paprocki
60
6
 M8
David Burt
40
2
 M9
Chris Beattie
60
2
 SR
Ian McGuire
20
2
 U14
Andrew Scanio
56
4
 U16
Thomas Wiedmann
47
8
 U18
Alex Fragomeni
60
9
 U20
Justin Caron
56
2
Alex Fragomeini is the 2018 ESWG Tournado Champion. He earned 2 gold medals and 1 silver Behind Olympian Duncan Douglas.
(Here he is after his first victory on Friday)
Peru Nordic Masters Pool Won the racing block. It is a rather close race for this season’s Points Championship between HURT, GHN-ADK Vauhti, and PERU.
Third: The ESWG Skate race Saturday was the second Wilkinson Cup race of the Season. Due to weather 3 races were cancelled. The Points committee has voted to expand this seasons series to include percent back scoring of all races.
Racers who attend Championships at Saratoga and at least 2 other races will be scored in this years Wilkinson Cup.

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