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Marcus Michaelis


Events: Bull Riding
Born: 1/10/1979 Caldwell, Idaho
Joined PRCA: 2001
PRCA Career Earnings: $457,545.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 1 (2007)
Current Residence: Caldwell, Idaho

2011 World standings place: 185th
2011 earnings: $3,302
Tour Finale qualifications: 2
    Winter: 2005
    Summer: 2004
DNCFR qualifications: 4 (2005-06, 2008-09)
Education: Treasure Valley Community College and University of Nevada-Las Vegas, bachelor's degree in kinesiology

Professional
Career Highlights
• 2011: Suffered a fractured left clavicle at the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up in mid-April that required surgery; sidelined for two months
• 2010: Finished 19th in the world standings with $57,488
• 2009: Missed six months of the season with a groin injury. Won the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Stampede and the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show & Rodeo (Union); finished 41st in the world standings with $30,207
• 2008: Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo; the Kitsap County Fair & Rodeo (Bremerton, Wash.); the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; the Oklahoma State Fair & Rodeo (Oklahoma City); the Fort Dalles Pro Rodeo (The Dalles, Ore.) and the Jerome (Idaho) County Fair. Finished 16th in the world standings with $70,516
• 2007: Placed in three of 10 rounds at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and finished eighth in the average; finished the year 12th in world standings with $96,119. Won the Big Sky Pro Rodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.) and the Moses Lake (Wash.) Roundup; co-champion at the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.) and at the Livingston (Mont.) Round-Up. 
• 2006: Won the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and the Toppenish (Wash.) Pow Wow and Rodeo
• 2005: Won the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho); the Crooked River Round-up (Prineville, Ore.); the Salem (Ore.) Rodeo, the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour round title at the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round Up and repeated as Dodge Columbia River Circuit champion. Won the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour round and tied for the average title at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.)
• 2004: Finished fourth in the Clovis (Calif.) Xtreme Bulls after an 88-point ride on Western Rodeos' Wild One in the finals. Won the Walker County Fair and Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas); the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round at Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo and the year-end bull riding title in the Columbia River Circuit. Finished 24th in the world with $47,604
• Columbia River Circuit bull riding champion in 2004-05, 2008

Amateur
Three-time qualifier to the College National Finals Rodeo and finished 12th in 2001

Personal
5-10, 150…Single…Hobbies include team roping…Parents are David and Konnie. Father works in the floor covering business while mother is a teacher's aide…Started his collegiate career at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Ore.…His brother, Mason, also competes as a PRCA bull rider…Worked as a valet at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas while going to school…Graduated from Middleton High School with 100 students; he wrestled, played football and was class valedictorian…Got involved in rodeo at the age of 10 after growing up around it …Favorite rodeo is Caldwell, Idaho, because it is his hometown rodeo …Travels with Jake Wade
 
 
 
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