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JoJo LeMond


Events: Team Roping (Heading), Steer Roping
Born: 9/26/1982 Roswell, N.M.
Joined PRCA: 2002
PRCA Career Earnings: $912,352.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 4 (2008-10, 2015) TR
Current Residence: Andrews, Texas

2016 world standings place: 10th (AA), 26th (TR), 6th (SR)
2016 NFSR standings place: 8th
2016 NFSR earnings: $36,043
2016 earnings: $112,623 (AA), $40,233 (TR), $36,043 (SR)
NFSR qualifications: 3 (2013, 2015-16)
Tour Finale qualifications: 2
   Championship: 2008-09
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2009)

Professional

2016 Highlights
• Won Round 1, Round 2, and Round 10, and placed in four rounds to rank eighth at the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping
• Won the steer roping at the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo
• Won the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup
• Won the all-around at the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo
• Won the all-around at the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.)
• Won the all-around at Rodeo Corpus Christi (Texas)
• Won the all-around at the Apache (Okla.) Stampede
Career Highlights
• 2015: Placed in eight rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with Junior Nogueira after getting into the rodeo as an injury replacement for Jake Barnes. Finished third in the average and rose from 16th in the world to seventh with a chance to win the gold buckle entering Round 10 of an exceedingly close team roping competition. Placed in four rounds and finished second in the average at the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping (Mulvane, Kan.) with a time of 126.6 seconds on 10 head. Won the all-around at Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days, the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.), the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup and the Wild, Wild West ProRodeo (Silver City, N.M.). Won Parada Del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.), with Josh Patton. Co-champion at the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo, with Dakota Kirchenschlager. Won the all-around and steer roping at the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.) and the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas). Won the all-around and team roping at the Buc Days Pro Rodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas), with Josh Patton; the Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, with Dakota Kirchenschlager and the Hugo PRCA Rodeo (Okla.) with Dakota Kirchenschlager. Won the steer roping at the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days. Finished second in the all-around with $261,281, seventh in team roping with $188,207 and sixth in steer roping with $76,457
• 2014: Missed most of the season due to injury; finished 137th in steer roping world standings
• 2013: Placed in six rounds of the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping (Guthrie, Okla.) to finish third in the average and rise from 7th to 4th in the final world standings. Won the all-around at the Parker County Frontier Days & PRCA Rodeo (Weatherford, Texas); the Sand Hills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas) and the Laramie (Wyo.) Jubilee Days. Won the steer roping at the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.). Co-champion in the steer roping at the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo. Finished fourth in the steer roping world standings with $64,971, 12th in the all-around with $73,987 and 209th in team roping with $3,627
• 2012: Won the all-around and the steer roping at the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas); finished 49th in the all-around world standings with $15,020 and 36th in steer roping with $10,648
• 2011: Won the Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.), with Marty Becker; the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo, with Marty Becker. Co-champion at the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair and Rodeo and the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas), with Marty Becker. Finished 36th in the team roping world standings with $25,127
• 2010: (Partner Cory Petska) Won Round 5 of the Wrangler NFR in 3.6 seconds and Round 6 in 3.9 seconds; placed in one other round. Set arena record of 3.7 seconds in winning first round of Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.). Won the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.); the Laramie (Wyo.) Jubille Days and the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede; co-champion of the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah) and the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); finished ninth in the world standings with $111,281
• 2009: (Partner Randon Adams) Won Round 1 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 4.3 seconds and placed in three other rounds. Won the Buc Days Pro Rodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas), and tied the world record with a 3.5-second run on April 22. Won the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.); the Livingston (Mont.) Round-Up; the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.) and the Walla Walla (Wash) Frontier Days Rodeo. Co-champion at the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas), with Martin Lucero. Finished fifth in the world standings with earnings of $143,669
• 2008: (Partner Martin Lucero) Placed in four of 10 rounds of the Wrangler NFR. Finished seventh in the world standings with earnings of $123,351. Won California Rodeo Salinas; the Santa Rosa Round Up (Vernon, Texas); the Buc Days Pro Rodeo (Corpus Christi, Texas); the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas) and the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo
• 2007: (Partner Josh Patton) Won the Big Spring (Texas) Cowboy Reunion & Rodeo
• 2003: Finished 80th in the world heeling standings with $7,243
• 2002: Finished 52nd among heelers as a rookie, with $11,946

Amateur
Texas State High School Rodeo Association team roping champion, 1999, with Colby Schneemann
 

Personal
6-1, 155 ... Wife, Blair, is a teacher; sons, Newt and Gunnar; daughter, Shaylee ... Hobbies include golf, fishing and riding colts … Was born Jody Ray LeMond, but his dad and uncle gave him the nickname of “JoJo” and it stuck … Is the son of Janie and Jimmie LeMond … Has an older sister, Shonda, and a younger sister, Jimmie Lynn … Attended Andrews (Texas) High School but didn’t graduate. He has said he plans to finish what he started and is considering a second career as a coach and teacher … Started his ProRodeo career as a heeler and roped with world champions Steve Northcott and Trevor Brazile during his rookie year in 2002 ... After getting married in 2004, he stopped competing professionally and started training heading horses full time. In 2007, he joined forces with Wrangler NFR team roper Martin Lucero and won the Texas Cowboys Rodeo Association team roping year-end title … He also competes in steer roping and began competing in PRCA tie-down roping events in 2009 ... Suffered a stroke in February 2009 as the result of ruptured blood vessels in the back of his neck; he lost partial vision in one eye and the left side of his body went numb. He was back competing within a few weeks ... Favorite sports teams include the San Antonio Spurs, Houston Astros and Dallas Cowboys 
 
 
 
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