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Tuva  Norbye
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Tuva Norbye

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oslo, Norway

High School:
Persbraaten vgs

Height:
5-7

Position:
Alpine

Birthdate:
08/26/1996

Graduated:
2015


03/10/2018

DU Takes Control of First; Smart Sweeps NCAA Alpine Titles

Freshman Goes Back to Back in Giant Slalom and Slalom

03/07/2018

Smart Crowned National Champion; Pioneers in Third Through Day One of NCAA Championships

Freshman races for a time of 1:53.21

03/06/2018

Pioneers on the Quest for 24th National Championship

Denver will take to Steamboat Springs for the title

02/27/2018

11 Skiers Named to All-RMISA Teams

Denver leads the conference in honorees

02/27/2018

Trio of Pioneers Earn RMISA Skiers of the Week

All three took first in at least one event

2018:

  • Took home second-team All-American honors with eighth in the giant slalom at the NCAA Championships
  • One of 12 skiers to compete at the NCAA Championships in Steamboat Springs
  • Placed in the top-10 in nearly every event, except one
  • Took second in the giant slalom in Utah and the slalom at the Denver Invitational
  • RMISA Skier of the Week
  • Third in the RMISA Qualifer in the giant slalom
  • A pair of fourth place finishes in the GS at the RMISA Championship and the DU Invitational
  • Earned sixth in the giant slalom at Montana State and in the slalom at Utah and at the RMISA Championship
  • Eighth in the second slalom at New Mexico and in the GS at the NCAA Qualifier
  • Placed ninth in the first slalom in New Mexico

2017:

  • Earned first-team All-American honors for her fourth place finish at the NCAA Championships in the Giant Slalom event
  • One of 12 skiers to compete at the NCAA Championships in New Hampshire
  • Named the women's Alpine RMISA MVP in 2017 for the second consecutive year
  • Placed fourth in the Slalom and sixth in the Giant Slalom at the RMISA Championships
  • Made the 2nd RMISA All-Conference Team
  • Swept competition at the Alaska Anchorage Invitational, placing first in both the Slalom and the Giant Slalom 
  • Claimed second place in the Giant Slalom and 13th place in the Slalom at the Seawolf Invitational 
  • Earned a third place finish at the University of Utah Invitational in the Giant Slalom to go along with a seventh place finish in the Slalom at the same invite
  • Took a 6th in Gaint Slalom and a 7th in Slalom at the Montana Invitational
  • Finished 7th at the RMISA Qualifier in Slalom in Utah 
  • Claimed a 5th place at the RMISA Qualifier in Gaint Slalom in Montana
  • Only finished outside the top-15 one time throughout the 2017 season 

2016:

  • One of 12 DU skiers to compete at the 2016 NCAA Championships in Steamboat Springs
  • Earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships; won the women's giant slalom and finished sixth overall in the women's slalom
  • Helped Denver win their 23rd National Championship
  • Named the 2016 RMISA Women's Alpine MVP
  • Placed third in the slalom and fourth in the giant slalom at the Utah Invitational
  • Won the slalom and finished fourth in the giant slalom at Montana State Invitational
  • Finished sixth in the women's giant slalom at the RMISA Qualifier
  • Finished second and 10th in the slalom/giant slalom at the CU Invitational
  • Second place finish in the women's slalom at the New Mexico Invitational
  • Finished fifth overall in both the slalom and giant slalom at the RMISA Championships

Before Denver:

  • 2014 Alpine skiing 3 NM, SL
  • 2015 Alpine skiing 2 NM, SL
  • Rankings in the world in 96: SL 9, GS 16, SG 17, DH 11


Personal:

  • Daughter of Bjorn Olav and Vibeke Hoff Norbye
  • Has two siblings, Fanny (20) and Kaja (16)
  • Goals are to become a better skier during her time at DU and to do well in school
  • Chose Denver because of the ski team; knew if she was going to start college in the U.S., it would be Denver
  • Also recruited by the University of Utah
  • Majoring in Business

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