Petter Brenna

Petter Brenna

Player Profile


Baerum, Norway




Junior (2011): Brenna captured the RMISA/2011 NCAA West Region championship in the slalom (Feb. 26) ... finished second in the slalom with a time of 1:19.22 at the 2011 Denver Invitational (Feb. 13) ... captured first place in the slalom with a time of 1:27.64 at the Montana State Invitational (Jan. 16) ... earned his third career RMISA Skier of the Week award after finishing second in the giant slalom at the Utah Invitational (Jan. 9)

Sophomore (2010):
Earned All-American honor for the second time in his career after placing fourth in the NCAA men's slalom ... was named UNM's Alpine Team Most Valuable Player ... became the all-time individual race winner in UNM men's Alpine with four wins on the season, bringing his career total to nine ... named to the RMISA first team All-Conference Alpine Team

Freshman (2009): NCAA NATIONAL RUNNER-UP SLALOM ... Second-place finish earned All-America honors ... 2009 NCAA Alpine team champions ... West Region/RMISA champion in men's slalom and giant slalom ... NSCA Scholar-Athlete ... UNM Scholar Athlete ... First team All-RMISA ... Men's Alpine team MVP ... won five races during the season -- a new UNM men's season record (Seawolf, RMISA qualifier and NCAA Regionals slalom; RMISA qualifer and NCAA Regionals giant slalom) ... RMISA skier of the meet for performances at the NCAA West Regional/RMISA championships ... One win away from UNM men's Alpine career wins record of six.

Prior to UNM: Took first-place in the 2008 Norwegian championships in Hafjell ... Has made four World Cup starts ... Competed for Stabaek IF club team.

Personal: Born July 29, 1986 in Baerum, Norway ... Son of Nils and Kristin Brenna ... Has a sister, Cecilie ... Attended high school in Geilo ... Enjoys a variety of sports and cars ... Plans to major in business.

Career Best Finishes

Slalom - 1st (3x) last at RMISA/NCAA West (Reno, Nev. - Feb. 19, 2009)

Giant Slalom - 1st (2x) last at RMISA/NCAA West (Reno, Nev. - Feb. 20, 2009)