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Sage Kimzey

Events: Bull Riding
Born: 8/26/1994 Strong City, Okla.
Joined PRCA: 2013
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,414,671.00
World Titles Won: 4 (2014-17)
WNFR Qualifications: 4 (2014-17)
Current Residence: Strong City, Okla.

2017 world standings place: 1st
2017 WNFR standings place: 1st
2017 WNFR earnings: $192,135
2017 earnings: $436,479
WNFR average titles: 2 (2014, 2017)
Tour Finale qualifications: 1 (2014)
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2014)
Education: Southwestern Oklahoma State University (Weatherford), majoring in entrepreneurship

2017 Highlights
• Won the Days of 47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah)
• Won the K-Days Rodeo (Edmonton, Alberta)
• Won the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo

• Won the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas)
• Won the Swels-Xtreme Bulls (Fort Worth, Texas)
• Won the Crystal Springs Rodeo Xtreme Bulls (Clear Lake, S.D.)
• Won the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo Xtreme Bulls (Lovington, N.M.)
• Won the Bell County PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas)
• Won the Rodeo Killeen (Texas)
• Won the Mandan (N.D.) Rodeo Days Xtreme Bulls
• Won the Wild, Wild West ProRodeo (Silver City, N.M.)
• Won the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.)
• Won the Wind River PRCA Rodeo Roundup (Riverton, Wyo.)
• Won the Crossett (Ark.) Riding Club 68th Annual PRCA Rodeo

• Co-champion at the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo
Career Highlights

• 2016: Won Round 1 and placed in five rounds to rank third at the Wrangler NFR and claim his third consecutive world champ title with $311,462. Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo, the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up, the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days, the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo Rodeo, the Kansas (Phillipsburg) Biggest Rodeo, the Pueblo Colorado Wrangler Champions Challenge, the Wrangler Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Spanish Fork, Utah), the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots, the 40th Annual Isanti (Minn.) Firefighters Rodeo and the Iowa's (Sidney) Championship Rodeo. Co-champion at the Horse Heaven Round-up Wranglers Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kennewick, Wash.) and the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.)
• 2015: Placed in seven rounds at the Wrangler NFR to finish second in the WNFR average race and win his second consecutive world championship with $327,178. Won the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo, the Xtreme Bulls Tour Finale (Ellensburg, Wash.), the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up, the Wrangler Champions Challenge Finale (Omaha, Neb.), the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Logandale, Nev.), the Redding (Calif.) Wrangler Champions Challenge, the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo, the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo, the Gooding (Idaho) Pro Rodeo, the Range Days Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.), the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho), the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo and the Division 2 Qualifying Xtreme Bulls Event (Oklahoma City, Okla.). Co-champion at the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days and the Cattleman Days Rodeo (Ashland, Mo.)
• 2014: Won an event-record-tying four rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo to secure the average title and become the second rookie bull rider to win a gold buckle, following Bill Kornell (1963). His total WNFR earnings of $175,466 was the highest of any competitor in Las Vegas, giving him the RAM Truck Top Gun Award and allowing him to finish with a rookie record total (any event or combined) of $318,631. Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo; the San Antonio (Texas) Xtreme Bulls; the All American ProRodeo Finals (Waco, Texas); the New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo (Albuquerque); the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Casper); the Woodward (Okla.) Elks Rodeo; the Tulsa (Okla.) State Fair PRCA Rodeo; the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.); the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.); the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo; the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Kitsap Stampede Division 2 Xtreme Bulls (Bremerton, Wash.); the Division 2 Qualifying Xtreme Bulls Event (Oklahoma City, Okla.) and the Gem State Classic ProRodeo Series (Blackfoot, Idaho). Co-champion at the Xtreme Bulls Tour Finale (Ellensburg, Wash.); the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo; the Rapid City (S.D.) Wrangler Champions Challenge and the Nacogdoches (Texas) Pro Rodeo & Steer Show
• 2013: Won the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo with a 93-point ride on D&H Cattle’s No. 43x; the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.); the Hinton (Okla.) Crosstie PRCA Rodeo; the Land Rush Pro Rodeo (Beggs, Okla.); the Kit Carson County Fair & Rodeo (Burlington, Colo.); the Belton (Texas) Area Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Rodeo; the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series-June 21 & July 5; and the MH Henry Pro Rodeo (Bowie, Texas)-Sept. 14 & Sept. 15; co-champion at the Topeka (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo and the Jayhawker Roundup Rodeo (Hill City, Kan.). Set a PRCA record for most money won on a permit in a single season with $47,726

Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo as a freshman in 2013 and finished fourth
5-7, 140 … Single … Father, Ted, was a longtime PRCA barrelman/clown who worked as the National Finals Rodeo barrelman in 1980 and 1987 (alternate 1986); mother, Jennifer; older sister, Dusta, and younger brother, Trey, are professional trick riders (performing as Tricked Out); Dusta also competed for Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Trey qualified for the National Junior High School Finals as a bull rider … Enjoys playing golf and being outside during his free time … Graduated from Cheyenne (Okla.) High School, where he played basketball as a point guard all four years; the team won the Class A State title in his senior year … Favorite rodeos are the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days and the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up because they are "traditional rodeos that continue to preserve the Western way of life" …. Favorite book is Psycho Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz … Favorite meal is Italian food
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