Stig Hallingbye

Skiing, 1974-1977

Stig Hallingbye is the first skiing inductee into the University of Wyoming Athletics Hall of Fame. The Slependen, Norway native earned All-America honors three times during his career at Wyoming in the Nordic events, including First-Team honors his freshman and sophomore seasons. Over his four year career at UW, Hallingbye won two National Championships in cross-country and helped guide the Pokes to two second place finishes, one third place finish, and one fourth place finish in the NCAA Championships. After earning his degree in Agriculture Economics, Stig returned to the slopes as an assistant head coach for UW. Over the next four years, Hallingbye would coach both the men’s and women’s cross country teams and the jumping team. During his tenure as an assistant coach, he would guide four national champions in cross country and jumping. Hallingbye also earned a master’s degree from UW in Agriculture Economics.

Inducted September 19, 1997

Honors and Awards

  • Three-time All-America honors
  • Two Cross Country National Championships