1968 NCAA Skiing Championships
The 1968 NCAA Skiing Championships were contested at Mount Werner ski area near Steamboat Springs, Colorado, at the fifteenth 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||Steamboat Springs, Colorado|
|Dates||March 21–23, 1968|
Howelsen Hill (jumping)
|4 (7 titles)|
|Champions||Wyoming (1st title)|
Wyoming, coached by John Cress, captured their first national championship, edging out seven-time defending champion Denver by less than eight points in the team standings. The previous year, Wyoming was runner-up by less than one point.
Mount Werner was sold in 1969 and rebranded as "Steamboat" in 1970.
Four events were held, which yielded seven individual titles.
- Thursday: Slalom
- Friday: Downhill, Cross Country
- Saturday: Jumping
|Cross Country||Clark Matis||Colorado||53:19|
|Downhill||Barney Peet||Fort Lewis||1:37.30|
|Nordic||Jim Miller||Fort Lewis||7:09.4|
- "NCAA Skiing Championships Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 12, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Wyoming skis to NCAA title". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. March 24, 1968. p. 16.
- "LTV Skiing focus on Steamboat". Steamboat Pilot. (Steamboat Springs, Colorado). June 18, 1970. p. 1.