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Shank Edwards


Events: Tie-Down Roping, Team Roping
Born: 6/28/1983 San Angelo, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2003
PRCA Career Earnings: $259,035.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Tatum, N.M.

2016 world standings place: 30th
2016 earnings: $41,898

Professional
2017 Highlights
• Won the all-around at the Wild, Wild West ProRodeo (Silver City, N.M.)
Career Highlights
• 2016: Won the Cody (Wyo.) Nite Rodeo and the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.)
• 2015: Finished 217th in the world standings with $4,152
• 2014: Won the all-around at the ABC ProRodeo (Lubbock, Texas) and the Big Spring (Texas) Cowboy Reunion & Rodeo. Finished 141st in the world standings with $7,618
• 2013: Finished 329th in the world standings with $929
• 2012: Won the all-around and the tie-down roping at the Safford (Ariz.) ProRodeo, May 26. Won the all-around at the Navajo Nation Fourth of July PRCA Rodeo (Window Rock, Ariz.). Won the Wild, Wild West ProRodeo (Silver City, N.M.). Co-champion at the ABC ProRodeo (Lubbock, Texas). Finished 21st in the world standings with $49,533
• 2011: Won the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.); co-champion at the Ute Stampede (Nephi, Utah). Finished 35th in the world standings with $31,283
• 2010: Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.). Won the tie-down roping at the Livingston (Mont.) Round-Up and the Lynden (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo; co-champion at the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede; finished 24th in the all-around world standings with $36,299 and 32nd in the tie-down with $39,193 • 2009: Won the tie-down roping at the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo;  the Fourth of July Celebration & PRCA Rodeo (Window Rock, Ariz.); the Austin County Fair & Rodeo (Bellville, Texas); the Citrus Stampede Rodeo (Inverness, Fla.) and the Olds (Alberta) Fair & Rodeo. Won the team roping at the Grand Prairie (Alberta) Stompede and co-champion at the Luxton Pro Rodeo (Victoria, British Columbia), with Doug Pharr. Finished 15th in the all-around world standings with $43,194 and 36th in the tie-down roping with $36,185
• 2008: Won the tie-down roping at the Eddy County Pro Rodeo (Carlsbad, N.M.)

Personal
6-4, 240 … Wife Chelsi Dickerson-Edwards (married Feb. 3, 2009) … Grandfather, F.L. Hillhouse, was a steer roper who taught him the fundamentals of the sport … Started competing in rodeo at the age of 4 … Home-schooled all through high school … Has a cattle ranch near Roswell, N.M. … Enjoys hunting and training horses … Travels with tie-down roper Doug Pharr … Primary competition horse is “Dot,” a 9-year-old mare he bought from Koby Wood during the summer of 2009 … Favorite rodeo is the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo, “because of the town and the fans” … Favorite movie is Lonesome Dove and favorite meal is steak
 
 
 
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