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J.R. Olson

Events: Tie-Down Roping, Team Roping, Steer Roping
Born: 3/21/1974 Fort Collins, Colo.
Joined PRCA: 1997
PRCA Career Earnings: $296,039.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Greeley, Colo.

2011 earnings: Did not compete
NFSR qualifications: 6 (2001-04, 2006-07)
NFSR average titles: 1 (2006)
Education: Vernon (Texas) Regional Junior College

Career Highlights
• 2010: Won the all-around and the steer roping at the Thermopolis (Wyo.) Cowboy Rendezvous; won the all-around and the team roping with Chad Wahlert at the Earl Anderson Memorial Rodeo (Grover, Colo.); finished 36th in the steer roping world standings with $12,296
• 2009: Won the team roping at the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) Pro Rodeo Series, June 20, with Bret Tonozzi; finished 31st in the steer roping world final standings with $11,556 and 42nd in the all-around standings with $16,286
• 2008: Finished first in the Mountain States Circuit steer roping standings and 20th in the world standings with $18,528; 30th in the all around world standings with $27,484
• 2007: Earned $12,750 at the National Finals Steer Roping (Hobbs, N.M.) by placing second in Rounds 6 and 7 and finishing in a second-place tie in Round 10. Won the average title at the Wyoming State Fair Rodeo (Douglas). Finished ninth in the world standings
• 2006: Won the average title at the NFSR with a time of 127.0 seconds on nine head; won year-end and average titles at the Mountain States Circuit Finals (Denver); won the team roping title at the Sand & Sage Roundup (Lamar, Colo.), with Jim Garson; was co-champion steer roper at the Bell County Youth Livestock Show and PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas)
• 2005: Won the Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo (Douglas, Wyo.); finished 17th in the world with earnings of $17,583
• 2004: Qualified for his fourth consecutive NFSR. Finished the year sixth in the world with $35,750 and was third in the average at the NFSR (Amarillo, Texas)
• 2002: Mountain States Circuit steer roping champion and won the Walla Walla (Wash.) Fair & Frontier Days
• 1999: Won the Pioneer Days Rodeo (Clovis, N.M.)

National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) team roping runner-up, 1990

5-9, 165...Single...Hobbies include the stock market, hunting and training roping horses...Attended Sheridan (Wyo.) High School
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