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Steve Woolsey

Events: Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding
Born: 12/18/1985 Benjamin, Utah
Joined PRCA: 2005
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,152,036.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 7 (2005-06, 2008-11, 2013)
Current Residence: Payson, Utah

2018 world standings place: 95th
2018 earnings: $12,407
Tour Finale titles: 2
    Winter: 2005
   Championship: 2010
Tour Finale qualifications: 9
    Winter: 2005
    Summer: 2005-06
    Championship: 2005-10
RNCFR qualifications: 4 (2005-06, 2010, 2014)
Education: Utah Valley State College (West Orem)
*does not include Xtreme Bulls Tour earnings

2019 Highlights
• Co-champion at the Livingston (Mont.) Roundup
Career Highlights
• 2017: Won the Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo (Moab,Utah), the Rocky Pro Rodeo (Rocky Mountain House, Alberta) and the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede Xtreme Bulls. Co-champion at the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Xtreme Bulls and the Gooding (Idaho) Pro Rodeo. Finished 41st in the world standings with $36,319

• 2016: Finished 174th in the world standings with $$2,454
• 2015: Co-champion at the Last Chance Stampede (Helena, Mont.). Finished 24th in the world standings with $47,616
• 2014: Won the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up; the Othello (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo; the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Lincoln, Neb.); the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo and the Farm-City ProRodeo (Hermiston, Ore.). Co-champion at the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho). Finished 22nd in the world standings with $50,331
• 2013: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Won the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.); the Ram Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Heber City, Utah); the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days; the Seminole Classic Division 1 Xtreme Bulls (Okeechobee, Fla.) and the Comal County Fair & Rodeo (New Braunfels, Texas). Finished 12th in the world standings with $98,613
• 2012: Finished 66th in the world standings with $17,764
• 2011: Finished second in Round 6 of the Wrangler NFR and third in Round 1. Won the Colorado State Fair & Rodeo (Pueblo, Colo.) with a 95-point ride on 4L & Diamond S Rodeo's Big Iron, the runner-up in the PRCA Bull of the Year balloting. Won the all-around at Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.) and the Lehi (Utah) Round-up. Won the EOLS Ed Miller Memorial Xtreme Bulls Division 2 (Union, Ore.) and the Pikuni ProRodeo (Browning, Mont.). Finished 14th in the bull riding world standings with $95,028 and 12th in the all around with $64,571
• 2010: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler NFR. Won the bull riding at the Justin Boots Championships (Omaha, Neb.); split first in the first round; won the second round and the average and won the final-four round with a 93-point ride on 4L Rodeo's Big Iron to earn a total of $33,491. Won the all-around and the bull riding at the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); the Mother Lode Round-Up (Sonora, Calif.) and the Wild, Wild West Pro Rodeo (Silver City, N.M.). Won the all-around and the saddle bronc riding at the Summit County Fair & Rodeo (Coalville, Utah); won the all-around and co-champion in the saddle bronc and bull riding at the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo. Finished eighth in the bull riding world standings with $134,331
• 2009: Placed in two rounds of the Wrangler NFR, including a second-place finish in Round 9. Won the Laughlin (Nev.) Xtreme Bulls; the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days Rodeo; the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo; the Red Desert Round Up (Rock Springs, Wyo.); the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho); co-champion at the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo. Won the saddle bronc riding at the Davis County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Farmington, Utah). Won the all-around and bull riding titles at the Wendy Wood Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Cedar City, Utah) the Lincoln County Fair Rodeo (Afton, Wyo.). Finished seventh in the world standings with earnings of $126,412
• 2008: Won Round 2 of the Wrangler NFR with an 87-point ride on Frontier Rodeo's Silencer and Round 8 with another 87-pointer on Silverado Rodeo's Crossroads; placed in two other rounds to finish fifth in the average and fourth in the world standings ($158,190). Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days; the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Club Rodeo; the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo; the Gooding (Idaho) Pro Rodeo; the Lions Dixie Round-Up (St. George, Utah) and the Wendy Wood Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Cedar City, Utah)
• 2007: Was the Wilderness Circuit’s year-end bull riding champion and also claimed the average title at the Dodge Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo. Won the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho). Finished 18th in the world standings with $68,750
• 2006: Won That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo. Finished 14th in the world standings $84,826, but was unable to compete in the Wrangler NFR due to the lingering effects of a concussion
• 2005: Finished second in the bull riding average race at his first Wrangler NFR after placing in seven of 10 rounds and finished second in the world standings with $197,646. Set a record for most money won in a rookie year with $202,128 in bull riding and saddle bronc riding. Won overall and bull riding PRCA Resistol Rookie of the Year honors. Won That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Wrangler Tour Round and average titles at the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah) and the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo. Won the Winter Tour Finale and a check worth $16,000. He also qualified for the Tour Championships. Won the all-around title at the Ramona (Calif.) Rodeo and was co-champion at La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.)
• 2004: Won the Wilderness Circuit Final Rodeo (Ogden, Utah)
PRCA Resistol Overall and Bull Riding Rookie of the Year, 2005
Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo, 2005; twice helped his team win the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Rocky Mountain Region team title, 2004-05

5-6, 155 … Single … Father, Lars, was a bull rider in high school, and mother, Dana (deceased) was a horse racing jockey and barrel racer; brothers, Lee and Clay. Lee competes in bull riding and Steve also has two cousins who are PRCA members ... Missed more than two months of 2007 season after surgery to repair damage to the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee that he suffered in the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho) … Hobbies include swimming, taking long walks and eating pizza … Got involved in rodeo through his family and his first competition was in 1990 ... He travels with Jerry Shepherd, Dustin Larsen, Wesley Silcox and Lee Woolsey … Coached at Utah Valley State by three-time World Champion All-Around Cowboy Lewis Feild … Rodeo idol is two-time World Champion Bull Rider Jim Sharp ... Favorite movie is Lonesome Dove and favorite food is steak
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