NYSEF skiers open strong

New York Ski Educational Foundation skier Kai Frantz, of Lake Placid, competes in the season-opening NYSSRA 1.5-kilometer sprint race Sunday, Dec. 9 at the Nordic Fest in North Creek. Frantz placed second in the race, followed by fellow NYSEF skiers James Flanigan in fourth, Michael Skutt in sixth and Van Ledger in seventh. (Photo provided)