Return to Bios...

Marcos Costa

Events: Tie-down roping
Born: 12/24/1990 Parana, Brazil
Joined PRCA: 2014
PRCA Career Earnings: $397,927.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2015-16)
Current Residence: Childress, Texas

2016 world standings place: 2nd
2016 WNFR standings place: 9th
2016 WNFR earnings: $83,404
2016 earnings: $208,927

2016 Highlights

• Won Round 2 and placed in five rounds to rank ninth at the Wrangler NFR
• Won Rodeo Austin (Texas)
• Won the Home of Champions Rodeo (Red Lodge, Mont.)
• Won the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots
• Co-champion at the Horse Heaven Round-up Wranglers Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kennewick, Wash.)
• Co-champion at the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah)
• Won the Four States Fair & Rodeo (Texarkana, Ark.)
Career Highlights
• 2015: Placed in three rounds at his first Wrangler NFR. Won the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.), the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.), the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.) and the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days. Finished 11th in the world standings with $148,073
• 2014: Won the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.) and the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah); finished second in the rookie standings to John “Catfish” Brown after breaking his left ankle on his first run at the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up in September. Finished 31st in the world standings with $39,672

6-1, 170 … Single … Father, Vladetim, works on a ranch; mother, Joana … Left home at 14 to become a horse trainer and roper 1,000 miles away in Sao Paulo, Brazil … Mentored by 2008 World Champion Tie-down Roper Stran Smith and he lives in a guest house on the Smiths’ property in Childress, Texas; they met when Smith was conducting roping clinics in Brazil in 2013 … Primary competition horse is Sweet Pea … Has undergone four surgeries on his right knee
Copyright © 2017 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. All rights reserved. No portion of may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form. By accessing any information beyond this page, you agree to abide by the Terms of Use.
PRCA Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Wrangler Champions Challenge Justin Boots Playoffs Xtreme Bulls RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo ProRodeo Gear