Denverís Seymour Wins Menís Giant Slalom at Utah Invitational

Friday, January 12, 2018 • by Brooke Frederickson, RMISA

HUNTSVILLE, Utah—Denverís Jett Seymour earned his first career victory in the menís giant slalom at the Utah Invitational on Friday afternoon.

Denver leads the team standings with 176 points followed by Montana State (145.5) and the host Utes in third (138.5). Colorado and New Mexico are tied for fourth (116) with Westminster College in sixth (113), Alaska Anchorage seventh (92) and Colorado Mountain College eighth (25).

The alpine portion of the Utah Invitational completes on Saturday, Jan. 13, with the menís and womenís slalom races. The finish will be at the main base lodge at Snowbasin with live results at In addition, the Nordic team gets underway tomorrow with the womenís 5-km and menís 10-km freestyle races in West Yellowstone, Mont., with live results at

Menís Giant Slalom
1. Jett Seymour, Denver
2. Addison Dvoracek, Montana State
3. Morten Bakke, Montana State
4. Vegard Busengdal, New Mexico
5. Linus Walch, Utah
6. Ola Johnasen, Colorado
7. Adam Chrapek, Westminster College
8. Sam Dupratt, Utah
9. Martin Grasic, Utah
10. Joseph Young, Colorado

Race Notes

  • Team scores: Montana State 89, Utah 74, Denver 69, Colorado 68, New Mexico 61, Westminster College 54, Alaska Anchorage 38, Colorado Mountain College 25.
  • Denver freshman Jett Seymour earned his first career victory. He is the third skier this season to win a race, joining Montana Stateís Garett Driller and Coloradoís Ola Johansen.
  • Montana Stateís Addison Dvoracek and Coloradoís Ola Johansen each earned their third podium finish of the season. Johansen is the only skier in the top 10 in all four races this year.
  • New Mexicoís Vegard Busengdal earned his third top-five finish of the season.
  • Utahís Linus Walch earned his first career top five finish.

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