Scholars Student Lands Bronze Medals

Scholars Student Lands Bronze Medals

Isabella Neibel, a seventh grade student at Scholars Academy and lifelong resident of Roxbury in Breezy Point, earned bronze medals in Skier Cross and Ski Slopestyle at the 2014 Empire State Games. Photo courtesy Denise Lopresti Neibel

Isabella Neibel, a seventh grade student at Scholars Academy and lifelong resident of Roxbury in Breezy Point, earned bronze medals in Skier Cross and Ski Slopestyle at the 2014 Empire State Games. Photo courtesy Denise Lopresti Neibel

Isabella Neibel, a seventh grade student at Scholars Academy and lifelong resident of Roxbury in Breezy Point, earned bronze medals in Skier Cross and Ski Slopestyle at the 2014 Empire State Games.

Held at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid from Feb. 6 to Feb. 9, the Empire State Games are a multi-day sports event that has taken place for more than 30 years and brings together more than 1,000 athletes from across the state to compete in a variety of winter sports.

Isabella is a competitive freeskier in USASA’s Catskill Mountain Series and a member of the Windham Mountain Freeride Team. She is a nationally ranked athlete in skiercross, halfpipe, slopestyle and rail jam and will be competing at USASA’s Ski Nationals in April at Copper Mountain in Colorado.

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