1966 NCAA Skiing Championships
The 1966 NCAA Skiing Championships were contested at the Crested Butte ski area in Created Butte, Colorado at the thirteenth 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.
|Location||Crested Butte, Colorado|
|Dates||March 3–5, 1966|
|4 (7 titles)|
|Champions||Denver (10th title)|
|1st runners-up||Western State|
Denver, coached by Willy Schaeffler, captured their tenth, and sixth consecutive, national championship, edging out locals Western State in the team standings. The Pioneers' sole individual win was by Terje Øverland in downhill.
Repeat individual champions were Mike Elliott of Fort Lewis in cross country, and Western State's Loris Werner (skimeister). Bill Marolt of Colorado won the slalom and alpine titles to add to his two previous in downhill (1963, 1965). Utah's Frithjof Prydz regained the jumping crown he won two years earlier and added the nordic.
Four events were held, which yielded seven individual titles.
- Thursday: Slalom
- Friday: Cross Country
- Saturday: Downhill, Jumping
|Cross Country||Mike Elliott (2)||Fort Lewis||53:19|
|Jumping||Frithjof Prydz (2)||Utah||225.3|
|Skimeister||Loris Werner (2)||Western State||361.47|
- "NCAA Skiing Championships Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 3, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Denver captures NCAA ski title". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. March 6, 1966. p. 14.
- "Denver skiers capture NCAA lead; Utes fifth". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). Associated Press. March 4, 1966. p. D2.