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Zack Oakes

Events: Bull Riding
Born: 5/26/1983 Oakdale, Calif.
Joined PRCA: 2002
PRCA Career Earnings: $702,916.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 4 (2004-2005, 2008-2009)
Current Residence: Tonasket, Wash.

Tour Finale titles: 1 (Winter Finale: 2006)

Career Highlights
• 2015: Won the Fort Mohave (Ariz.) Classic PRCA Xtreme Bulls, the Oakdale (Calif.) Saddle Club Rodeo and the Homestead (Fla.) Championship Rodeo. Co-champion at the Peace River Pro Rodeo Classic (Wauchula, Fla.)
• 2012: Finished 150th in the world standings with $5,070; underwent surgeries to repair his left shoulder and hip
• 2011: Finished 163rd in the world standings with $4,553
• 2010: Won the Lakeside (Calif.) Rodeo; won the Guy Weadick Memorial Rodeo (High River, Alberta); finished 64th in the world standings with $18,111
• 2009: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, including a second-place finish in Round 10; the Dodge Columbia River Circuit Finals year-end title; the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.); the Poway (Calif.) Coors Rodeo; co-champion at the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo and co-champion at the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo; finished sixth in thw world final standings with $100,888
• 2008: Placed in two of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Finished 14th in the world standings with earnings of $94,409. Won the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.); the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo; the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo; the Barstow (Calif.) Rodeo Stampede and the Great Northwest Pro Rodeo (Klamath Falls, Ore.)
• 2007: Won the Dodge Xtreme Bulls Tour event (Laughlin, Nev.); the Bell County Youth Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas) and was co-champion at the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo
• 2006: Won the Omak (Wash.) Stampede and the Winter Tour Finale (Tulsa, Okla.)
• 2005: Co-champion at the Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo (Kalispell, Mont.); won the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition (Surrey, British Columbia); placed third at the Wrangler NFR with $75,721; finished the year fifth in the world with $154,876
• 2004: Placed in five of 10 rounds in his Wrangler NFR debut and was sixth in the average, picking up $46,081. Finished sixth in the world standings with $138,954.  Won the Xtreme Bulls Tour stop in Clovis, Calif., scoring 90.5 points on Growney’s Radical Ray in the semifinals and 91 points on Growney’s Main Man in the finals. Won RodeoHouston and the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.); semifinalist at Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.)
• 2003: Columbia River Circuit champion; finished 34th in the world standings with $37,921
• 2002: Won the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas)

5-10, 160…Wife, Anne; daughters, Kacie and Josie; son, Ty …Hobbies include playing golf…Got involved in rodeo through his father, Dave, who now works as a horse trainer. His mother, Loni, is a real estate agent. He has two brothers and a sister. His brother, Joe, is a PRCA member…Graduated from Prineville (Ore.) High School with 100 students…Favorite sports team is the Seattle Mariners...His favorite bull is Ray Charles of the Growney string, favorite rodeo is Houston because he won the title in 2004, favorite food is seafood, favorite book is Lonesome Dove, and favorite movie is Starsky and Hutch...Rodeo idol is Billy Etbauer…Was featured in the October 2006 issue of Men’s Fitness
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