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Orin Larsen

Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 4/15/1991 Inglis, Manitoba
Joined PRCA: 2011
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,112,579.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 5 (2015-19)
Current Residence: Gering, Neb.

2019 world standings place: 2nd
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 4th
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $122,962
2019 earnings: $296,404
Education: College of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls), associate degree in welding

Career Highlights
• 2019: Finished second in the world standings with $296,404. He placed fourth in the Wrangler NFR average, earning $122,962, after winning Round 4 and placing in five rounds. Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days, the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo, the Wainwright (Alberta) Stampede, the Airdrie (Alberta) Pro Rodeo, The American (Arlington, Texas), the Leduc (Alberta) Black Gold Pro Rodeo, the Eagle (Colo) County Fair & Rodeo and the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo. Co-champion at the New Mexico (Albuquerque) State Fair & Rodeo
• 2018: Finished the season in eighth place in the world standings with $222,732. Won Round 7 of the Wrangler NFR with an 89-point ride on Frontier Rodeo's Tip Off. Placed in four other rounds to finish eighth in the average. Won the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede, the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up, the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo, the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.), the Kananaskis Pro Rodeo (Coleman, Alberta) and the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo (Castle Rock, Colo.). Co-champion at the Dixie Roundup (St. George, Utah)
• 2017: Finished eighth in the world standings with $171,009. Placed in five rounds to rank 12th in the average with 727 points on nine head at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Spanish Fork, Utah); (Rapid City, S.D.); (Grand Island, Neb.) and (Sioux Falls, S.D.). Also won the  Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.), the Yellowstone River Round-Up (Billings, Mont.), the Colorado (Pueblo) State Fair & Rodeo, 
the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah), the Lea Park Rodeo (Marwayne, Alberta), the Rocky Pro Rodeo (Rocky Mountain House, Alberta), the Pincher Creek (Alberta) Pro Rodeo and the Arcadia All-Fla Championship Rodeo. Co-champion at the Jasper (Alberta) Heritage Rodeo
• 2016: Won Round 8 at the Wrangler NFR and placed 11th by placing in five rounds. Finished third in the world standings with $219,373. Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo, the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days, the Wrangler Champion Challenges (Spanish Fork, Utah) and (Pueblo, Colo.), the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup, the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.), the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.), the La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.), the Leduc (Alberta) Black Gold Rodeo and the IPE and Stampede, (Armstrong, British Columbia). Co-champion at the Wrangler Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kissimmee, Fla.) and the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo
• 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.) Buckeroo 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 $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 … Married (2017), wife Alexa … 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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