EISA Season Begins at St. Lawrence Carnival in Lake Placid

Pictured: Catherine Sheils

EISA coaches and athletes return from racing and training around the country to compete in Lake Placid at the St. Lawrence Carnival.   For a second year in a row EISA racing starts with the St. Lawrence Carnival.  All of the races this weekend are NCAA Qualifiers.

Alpine races at Whiteface Mountain include a Friday Giant Slalom and a Saturday Slalom.  The Giant Slalom will he held on Thruway/Drapers Drop and the Slalom will be held on Drapers Drop (trail map).

Nordic races at Mt. Van Hovenburg include a Friday 5/10km Classic and a Saturday 10/15km Freestyle.  All Nordic races are individual start.  The 5/10km Classic is on the 2km loop at the Olympic Jumping Complex course .  Saturday's 10/15km Freestyle race will take place on the Biathlon Trails at Van Hovenburg.

The Friday Classic races have changed venue.  The races have been moved to the Olympic Jumping Complex.  The Classic races will use the  Nordic Combined course 2km loop.

Nordic start times have also been modified-  Saturday and Sunday races both start at 9:30 a.m.

Results/Start List/ Full Schedule


Thursday, January 13th
12:00-5:00 pm    Nordic race course inspection                        
      7:00     pm    Alpine & Nordic Coaches Meeting        Crowne Plaza Hotel

Friday, January 14th
10:00 9:30    am    Men's 10K Classic (5x2km loop) *            
 9:30     am    Women's Giant Slalom 1st run        
10:30    am    Men's Giant Slalom 1st run        
11:30    am    Women's 5K 6km (3x2km loop) Classic   *        
  1:00    pm    Women's Giant Slalom 2nd run    
  1:45    pm    Men's Giant Slalom 2nd run        
  4:00    pm    Alpine Coaches Meeting    NYSEF Building, Whiteface Mt.            

Saturday, January 15th
 10:00  am    Women's 10K Freestyle *              
  9:30   am    Men's Slalom 1st run
10:30   am    Women's Slalom 1st run                  
11:30  am     Men's 15K Freestyle  *                                       
12:30   pm    Men's Slalom 2nd run        
  1:15   pm    Women's Slalom 2nd run

All Alpine Races are NCAA Qualifiers and Nordic Race with a * are NCAA Qualifiers.

Location:  Lake Placid, NY

Alpine| Whiteface Mtn 

Slalom Race on Draper's Drop

Giant Slalom on Thruway/Draper's Drop 

Nordic| Location Update: Olympic Jumping Complex- Classic Race Women 6km (3X2km loop) Men 10km (5X2km loop)

Mt. Van Hovenberg     Freestyle Race on Biathlon trails