For assembling lists of early champions, thanks are due to the late Gloria Chadwick, tireless worker for American skiing, and Ray Wick, creator of the Duluth Ski Club Annual Souvenir Booklet. Recent records have been assembled by Don West who welcomes any related information by mail at 9 Addoms St., Plattsburgh, NY, 12901 or by e-mail.
year Champion Skiers club Event or hometown location 1935 Peter Falstad Rapid City, SD Canton, SD 1936 Ingvald Bruseth Chicago, IL Red Wing, MN 1937 Sven Ramsey Anaconda, MT Salt Lake City, UT 1938 Walter Brattlund Iron Mountain, MI Ironwood, MI 1939 Gjarder Iverson St. Paul, MN St. Paul, MN 1940 Hans Strand Bear Mountain, NY Berlin, NH 1941 Helge Sather Spokane, WA Seattle, WA 1942 Ingvar Arneson Wisconsin Rapids, WI Duluth, MN 1943, 1944, 1945 Events not held due to World War II 1946 Ernest Jacobson Chicago, IL Steamboat Springs, CO 1947 Earl Minkin Ironwood, MI Ishpeming, MI 1948 George Kotlarek Duluth, MN Seattle, WA 1949 open Sverre Engen Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake City, UT amateur Howard Jansen Chicago, IL Salt Lake City, UT 1950 George Kotlarek Duluth, MN Duluth, MN 1951 Howard Jansen Chicago, IL Brattleboro, VT 1952 Howard Jansen Chicago, IL Salisbury, CT 1953 Lloyd Severud Eau Claire, WI Steamboat Springs, CO 1954 George Kotlarek Duluth, MN Ishpeming, MI 1955 Tom Mobraaten Vancouver, BC Leavenworth, WA 1956 Lloyd Severud Eau Claire, WI Westby, WI 1957 Lloyd Severud Eau Claire, WI Berlin, NH 1958 Lloyd Severud Eau Claire, WI Iron Mountain, MI 1959 Lloyd Severud Eau Claire, WI Leavenworth, WA 1960 Reuben Hamari Iron Mountain, MI Iron Mountain, MI 1961 Phil Dunham Brattleboro, VT Brattleboro, VT 1962 John Lyons St. Paul, MN Fox River Grove, IL 1963 Ralph Bietila Ishpeming, MI Steamboat Springs, CO 1964 Coy Hill Ishpeming, MI Ishpeming, MI 1965 Billy Olson Eau Claire, WI Berlin NH 1966 Billy Olson Eau Claire, WI Iron Mountain, MI 1967 Lenny Johnson Minneapolis, MN Leavenworth, WA 1968 Billy Olson Eau Claire, WI Westby, WI 1969 Dr. Don Hurst Ishpeming, MI Brattleboro, VT 1970 Coy Hill Ishpeming, MI Eau Claire, WI tie Rolf Stendahl Madison, WI 1971 Dr. Don Hurst Ishpeming, MI Durango, CO 1972 Jacques Charland Mt. Carmel, Quebec Berlin, NH 1973 Dr. Don Hurst Ishpeming, MI Ishpeming, MI 1974 (no entries on 90 meter hill) Leavenworth, WA 1975 Glenn Kotlarek Duluth, MN Brattleboro, VT 1976 Earle Murphy Farmingdale, NJ Squaw Valley, CA 1977 Walter Cherry St. Paul, MN Laconia, NH 1978 Earle Murphy Farmingdale, NJ Ishpeming, MI 1979 Dave Engstrom Rockford, IL Ishpeming, MI 1980 Carl Trinrud Eau Claire, WI Eau Claire, WI
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