With 17 races for the 2023 season, New England Masters provided ample opportunities to capture great pictures of their racers at top venues – visit the show!
The Sise Cup is the most prestigious award within the New England Masters and is bestowed to the top man and woman points holders at the end of each season. With an epic battle between two top women and a dominant seven-time winner for the men, 2023 was an amazing race season.
West Mountain was the scene for GS and Slalom races by the Mid-Atlantic Masters Ski Racing on February 18 and 19 with an icy track as the strange winter continues. Matt Dodge claimed the title of fastest man on the mountain in both disciplines.
In a challenging season for ski racing, Stratton Mountain was the scene for the 2023 Masters Eastern Regionals from January 25 to 28, 2023. Friday’s scene was set for the Slalom Championships with Giacomo Migliori taking first overall, a feat he would accomplish in Saturday’s GS Championship as well. Jason Beland came in second at +0.82, followed by Bastien Martini in third at+1.00. Alexandra Mitchell finished first for women and fourth overall. Maggie Sellar came in second at +8.72 and Deborah Adams at +11.29.
For East Coast ski racers, Waterville Valley and Canon Mountain are the places where East Coast ski racing came of age. After a five year hiatus, New England Masters Skiing returned to Waterville for 2 GS races on Friday, Jan. 20th. The races took place on the legendary World Cup trail, an opportunity that drew some of the best Masters skiers in the region. On Saturday, Jan. 21st, Masters moved to Canon Mountain for the Hochgebirge Challenge Cup Slalom race, the oldest team ski race in the United States.
Looking to release your inner Mikaela and Kilde and race the ski slopes? New England Masters has a full schedule of Super G, Gs and Slalom races and training throughout the region. Racers from 18 to 100 race by age groups with National Championships in March.
World Cup soccer was designed as a celebration of global unity and diversity through sport, but not in 2022.
Mikaela Shiffrin returns to Vermont for the Heroic Killington Cup, scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend 2022, and it will be the last chance to see the US Women’s Alpine ski team compete on the East Coast of the US. Next year, the competition moves to Canada’s Mont Tremblant.
Frances Tiafoe is becoming the new American tennis superstar. It looks like he will use his gifts far beyond the tennis courts. I would like my kid to have his picture on heir wall. This is how a role model works.
The 21st Maccabiah opened with a parade of 10,000 athletes at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem with US President Joe Biden joining Israel’s President Isaac Herzog and Prime Minister Yair Lapid in attendance.