2015 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

LAS VEGAS – A crowd of 16,793, packed the Thomas and Mack Centre for the opening performance of the 57th Annual Wrangler National Finals Rodeo sponsored by Pendleton Whisky. Over the next ten nights 119 competitors are in the “Entertainment Capital”, vying for their chance at the $10 million payout and the 2015 World Championship …

Greg Cassidy: Rodeo Records & Legacy

For Greg Cassidy, being a rodeo cowboy wasn’t a choice or a random career path, it was his calling. He started out riding steers just like his dad, and it wasn’t long before he was competing in the timed events at pro rodeos. Four times he won the Canadian Steer Wrestling Championship (1985, ‘87, ‘88, …

Final WNFR 2014 Ride in Vegas

After the tenth and final round of the 2014 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas & Mack arena in Las Vegas, Nev., the three Canadian cowboys that made the cut into the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, left with $147,779 of the $6.375 million up for grabs. Canada’s reinging bareback champ Jake Vold’s, is the …

WNFR Canadian Invasion – Day 9

There is only one lone performance left to go at the 2014 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. In the ninth go-round, there were two Canadian boys who managed to pick up some more WNFR bucks. Bareback rider Jake Vold claimed a second place check, with a 84 point ride on Pickett Pro Rodeo’s Delta Glamorous. Vold …

Cassidy Slams Down Another Win

It’s another big win in Go-Round 7 of the 2014 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, for Curtis Cassidy. The Donalda, Alta., cowboy landed his steer down in 3.4 seconds to split a first place check of $17,010 with Dakota Eldridge of Elko, Nev. Cassidy said his winning run didn’t look smooth, but it sure doesn’t matter …