The Men's Giant Slalom was contested this afternoon. DU's Lief-Krista Haugen won the Men's Giant Slalom today to pace the University of Denver's ski team to a massive opening day at the NCAA skiing Championships in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Haugen's teammates A.J. Arvin & Andreas Kilde finished 5th and 8th respectively.
The University of Denver Skiing Team was in 1st place after the Women's Giant Slalom in the morning. Lindsey Cone paced the DU skiers with a 2nd place overall finish, while her teammates Ida Dillingoen and Jennifer Vanwagner finished 5th and 9th. Dillingoen's performance was particularly impressive since she was seeded 23rd in the event.
Three days remain in the Championships with skiing and cross county events still to go.