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, …

Gerald “Hoover” Hays 1956–2015

Gerald “Hoover” Hays of Rocky Mountain House, Alta., passed away February 4, 2015, at 58 years old. Following his competitive rodeo career, Hays continued to follow the rodeo road as a steer wrestling hazer. In 2000, the Calgary Stampede honoured Hays with the coveted Guy Weadick Award, which symbolized their recognition of his generous cowboy spirit. In 2013, Hays’ fellow cowboys presented him with the CPRA Cowboy of the Year award …