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Orin Larsen

Events: Bareback Rider
Born: 4/15/1991 Strathmore, Alberta
Joined PRCA: 2011
PRCA Career Earnings: $420,846.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2015-16)
Current Residence: Inglis, Manitoba

2016 world standings place: 3rd
2016 WNFR standings place: 11th
2016 WNFR earnings: $ 81,077
2016 earnings: $219,373
RNCFR qualifications: 0
Education: College of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls), associate degree in welding; Oklahoma Panhandle State University (Goodwell), majoring in plant science

2016 Highlights

• Won Round 8 at the Wrangler NFR and placed 11th by placing in five rounds. 
• Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo
• Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days
• Won the Wrangler Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Spanish Fork, Utah)
• Won the Pueblo Colorado Wrangler Champions Challenge
• Won the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup
• Won the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
• Won the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.)
• Won the La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.)
• Won the Leduc (Alberta) Black Gold Rodeo
• Won the IPE and Stampede, (Armstrong, British Columbia)
• Co-champion at the Wrangler Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kissimmee, Fla.)
• Co-champion at the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo
Career Highlights
• 2015: Placed in three rounds at his first Wrangler NFR. Won the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede, The Days of '47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah), the Molalla (Ore.) Buckaroo Rodeo, the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.), the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho) and the Apache (Okla.) Stampede. Finished 12th in the world standings with $114,156
• 2014: Won the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.) and the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho). Co-champion at the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho), the Texas Stampede (Allen) and the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.). Finished 19th in the world standings with $51,917
• 2013: Won the Grand National Rodeo (San Francisco); finished 70th in the world standings with $9,160
• 2012: Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo; the Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, S.D.); the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho) and the Brawley (Calif.) Cattle Call Rodeo. Finished 45th in the world standings with $19,362
• 2011: Won the Brawley (Calif.) Cattle Call Rodeo; finished seventh in the rookie standings with earnings of $6,878

Won the bareback riding championship at the College National Finals Rodeo in 2013 while competing for College of Southern Idaho and repeated in 2014 after transferring to Panhandle State; he was sixth at the 2012 CNFR and also qualified in 2011

6-0, 165 … Single … Parents, Kevin and Wanda; dad ranches in Inglis, Manitoba, and mom runs a hair salon, Wanda's Barber Shop, in nearby Roblin, Manitoba; older brother, Tyrel is a PRCA saddle bronc rider, and younger brother, Kane, is a PRCA bull rider … Enjoys doing leatherwork, hunting and fishing … Graduated from Goose Lake High School in Roblin, Manitoba … Favorite rodeos are the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up and the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo… Favorite movie is Tombstone … Favorite meal is “anything that mom cooks with beef in it”

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