Northeast Slalom Series

Zoe Carpenter, Scott Bellefeuille claim 2017 NESS titles

The 2017 Avon Self Storage Northeast Slalom Series (NESS) concluded Saturday at Pangaea Puddle in Canajoharie, N.Y., with Zoe Carpenter and Scott Bellefeuille claiming the Women’s and Men’s titles, respectively, and more than $1,000 in combined cash prizes. No. 1 seed Zoe defeated 2016 Champion Skylar Hathorn in her first head-to-head pairing, then took out […]

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NESS finals invites extended after 7th and final stop of 2017

With the seventh and final final stop of the Avon Self Storage Northeast Slalom Series concluded (see Vermont results here), the season standings have been finalized and invitations to the head-to-head finals extended. Qualified for Saturday’s finals at Pangaea are: Women: Zoe Carpenter, Shannah Pochini, Kathy Callan, and Donna Jenks. Men: Bruce Epstein, Dan Warner, Mike Tilton, Bill Putnam, […]

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Season standings solidify ahead of final stop

With only one stop remaining before the Sept. 2nd finals, the Avon Self Storage Northeast Slalom Series’ season standings have begun to solidify, with a number of skiers safe enough to make plans for Labor Day weekend. Heading into the final stop – the Tom Costello/Alan Rossi VT Championships this weekend in Vermont – 12 […]

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Youth top large field at NESS stop No. 3

Will Bruzzese has only skied in one NESS tournament this season, but after topping a field of 18 NESS skiers at the Pre-Regionals Tune Up in Monroe, NY – the largest in the series’ two-year history – the Boys 2 skier has landed at No. 5 in the season standings after three stops.  Joining Will in […]

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2017 NESS schedule set, registration now open

Break out those calendars, the 2017 Avon Self Storage Northeast Slalom Series schedule has been set: June 25 – Old Farms Spring Classic, Old Farms Pond, Avon, CT July 8-9 – Twin Lakes Regional Tune Up, Twin Lakes, Monroe, NY July 22-23 – John’s Lake 115, John’s Lake, Wantage, NJ July 27-30 – Eastern Regional […]

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Hathorn, Behner claim inaugural NESS season titles

  More than $1,000 in cash and a winter’s worth of bragging rights were on the line as the inaugural season of the Northeast Slalom Series concluded Saturday at Pangaea Puddle in Canajoharie, N.Y. In front of a boisterous crowd, skiers competed in two-boat, head-to-head brackets using a handicap scoring system that averaged their top-three […]

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