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Opening Day at HoliMont Dec. 14


By Kellen M. Quigley As blankets of snow continue to fall over Western New York, eager skiers and snowboards will head to Ellicottville this weekend for opening day at HoliMont. While the cold temperatures and harsher driving conditions may make winter less enjoyable for some, plenty could be hitting the slopes for the first time Friday and making their way ... Read More »

New General Manager Takes Helm at HoliMont

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By Deb Everts HoliMont Ski Resort has found its next leader following last winter’s retirement of Dave Riley, who had served in the position for 18 years. The board of directors at the resort officially named Ed Youmans as HoliMont’s new general manager, a position he began in mid-June. With over 34 years experience in the ski industry, Youmans said ... Read More »

HoliMont Hires New General Manager

In February, HoliMont General Manager Dave Riley announced his retirement, after 18 years. The Board of Directors started its search for a new leader and after a few weeks of interviews, they found their man. Ed Youmans was hired in May and the club members and staff couldn’t be happier. Youmans comes to HoliMont with over 34 years of ski ... Read More »

LOCAL SKI RACING: HoliMont U14’s Compete at Can-Ams

By Caitlin Croft Simona Muscarella and Logan Kidd of HoliMont travelled up to Carrabassett Valley, Maine to compete in U14 Can-Ams at Sugarloaf Mountain Resort. This event consisted of three days of racing Super-G, Giant Slalom and Slalom. Kidd came in 52nd for the Super-G and unfortunately did not finish the Slalom or Giant Slalom. Muscarella took 42nd and 40th ... Read More »

Tricia Mangan Competing in Olympics Feb. 23


Submitted by Martha Mangan Thank you to everyone for the fabulous support you have offered Tricia and Team USA these past two weeks. Tricia will be racing in the Alpine Team event this Friday, 9 p.m. EST/Saturday, 11 a.m. Korea time! The team race is a parallel, head-to-head race that is very exciting to watch live. Tricia will be on a team with one other ... Read More »

LOCAL SKI RACING:HoliMont Ladies Take Five of Top 10 Spots at Bristol

By Caitlin Croft On Feb. 11th, U14 athletes traveled to Bristol Mountain in Canadaigua, N.Y. This was their first speed event of the season. HoliMont’s Simona Muscarella found herself on the podium with a 2nd place finish. Isabella Stringer (HO) took 6th, Brooklyn Napolitano (HO) 7th, Cece Carls (HO) 8th and Madalyn Cummings (HO) 10th. Holiday Valley’s Alexandra Smillie finished ... Read More »

HoliMont Athletes Headed to 2018 Winter Olympics


By Deb Everts HoliMont Ski Resort member Darren Gardner will fulfill his dream as a competitor in the Winter Olympics as he heads to PyeongChang, South Korea, to represent Team Canada in the parallel giant slalom. “It is certainly an honor and I’m very proud to wear the maple leaf. To be a part of such an amazing team is ... Read More »

Holiday Valley & HoliMont Ladies Dominate the Last Two Weeks of Racing

U21/19/16 athletes traveled to Greek Peak for two Giant Slaloms and the next weekend were at either Bristol Mountain or Gore for two Super G’s. U12/10/8 athletes kicked off their season at Holiday Valley and U14 Athletes traveled to Song and Greek Peak for the next series of Excelsior Cup Racing. January 20th and 21st Greek Peak: Day One: Logan ... Read More »

HoliMont Ladies Rule Opening Weekend of Excelsior Cup

By Caitlin Croft U14 Athletes from the west side of the state traveled to Kissing Bridge and Holiday Valley for a Slalom and Giant Slalom, respectively. This was the first weekend of competition for this age group. To qualify for State Championships, each race is scored as three individual results: First Run, Second and Overall. To qualify for States, the ... Read More »

Fredrickson Twins Take Gold & Silver at HoliMont

By Caitlin Croft On Jan. 6 and 7, the first of the Empire Cups were held at Holiday Valley and HoliMont, respectively. They were two slalom races, which are comprised of two runs. To qualify for Empire State Games, there are seven races that are counted. The athletes’ three best finishes are calculated for the standings. On the first day ... Read More »

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