1961 NCAA Skiing Championships
The 1961 NCAA Skiing Championships were contested at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl in Hancock, Vermont at the eighth annual NCAA-sanctioned ski tournament to determine the individual and team national champions of men's collegiate alpine, cross country skiing, and ski jumping in the United States.
|Dates||March 9–11, 1961|
|Venue(s)||Middlebury College Snow Bowl|
|4 (7 titles)|
|Champions||Denver (5th title)|
Denver, coached by Willy Schaeffler, captured their fifth national championship, the first since 1957, edging out host Middlebury in the team standings. This was the start of Denver's seven straight titles from 1961 through 1967.
Four events were held, which yielded seven individual titles.
- Thursday: Downhill, Cross Country
- Friday: Slalom
- Saturday: Jumping
|Cross Country||Charlie Akers||Maine||69:17|
- "NCAA Skiing Championships Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved November 11, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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- "Coloradoans lead NCAA skiing meet". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. March 10, 1961. p. 6.
- "Colorado skiers leading NCAA". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). UPI. March 10, 1961. p. B8.
- "Denver U. leads NCAA ski meet". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. March 11, 1961. p. 8.