Bates Rips Pow, Nordies Hit West Yellowstone

If you were in Colorado last week wondering where the Bates Alpine Team was, they were busy ripping classic Mammoth pow and sneaking in training sessions under bluebird skies. Cal-i-for-ni-a.

As for the Nordies, most teams made their way to West Yellowstone, MT for training and early season races. Great shots of the Middlebury gang on their blog.

UVM's Elli Terwiel Lands Aspen WC SL Start

Elli Terwiel (CAN), a UVM newcomer, scored a World Cup start for Sunday's slalom in Aspen. Learn more about how she plans to juggle an intense November-December racing and academic schedule here.

Warner Nickerson Sings the Praises of Colby

The Colby Alpine Team was kind enough to invite Warner Nickerson (TNT) for a few days of training at Loveland this week. In return, he wrote pretty much the nicest thing anyone could have and snapped some choice photos of the Mules. Check out Warner's Colby report.

Midd Blog & UVM Logo

If you think ski coaching is a cushy profession, then you haven't read Stever's November 24th post on the Middlebury Ski Team blog yet. Kudos to Bartlett and Gardner who have been contributing informative and humorous anecdotes on a regular basis. Read the full blog here.

Rental van in Colorado missing your team's logo? No problem. Just hunt down a Catamount to see how UVM addressed the dilemma with a roll of green duct tape and some creative Norwegian spelling.

Elise, does the word meow really have a 'j' in it?

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all and a special wish of good cheer to those EISA athletes and coaches who are away from their families for the holiday!

EISA Nordic Latecomers Leave Mark

Check out EISA nordic racers Sabra Davison (Middlebury '07), D.J. Wassick (UVM '07), Caitlin Curran (UVM '12), and Mitch Prevot (Williams '15) who demonstrate it's never too late to pick up a new sport in the NCAA section of the latest issue of Ski Racing.

VARA Honors EISA Athletes

At the 2011 Celebration of Vermont Ski Racing Gala, numerous EISA alpine athletes were honored for their contributions to the sport in the state of Vermont. Tim Kelley (UVM) was acknowledged as the Collegiate Skier of the Year. Kara Shaw (Middlebury) and Robert Cone (Middlebury/USST) were each awarded the VARA Leadership Award while Katie Fitzpatrick (Bates) was named to the 2012 VARA Team. Further information available here.

Welcome to the new EISA website

The new EISA website is officially live.  We will be continuing to add content to the site over the next couple of weeks, so please bear with us as we make the transition.  If you have any questions or comments about the new site please contact us.