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Lon Danley

Events: Bull Riding
Born: 6/7/1994 Tularosa, N.M.
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $105,159.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Tularosa, N.M.

2016 world standings place: 26th
2016 earnings: $46,229
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2016)
Education: Vernon (Texas) College and Odessa (Texas) College

2017 Highlights
• Won the Roots N Boots Queen Creek (Ariz.) Pro Rodeo
• Won the 72nd Annual Yuma (Ariz.) Jaycees Silver Spur Rodeo
• Co-champion at the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas)
• Co-champion at the Helzapoppin PRCA Rodeo (Buckeye, Ariz.)

Career Highlights 
• 2016: Won the Turquoise Circuit Finals (Las Cruces, N.M.), the Tulsa (Okla.) State Fair PRCA Rodeo, the Trinity Valley Exposition (Liberty, Texas), the Xtreme Bulls & PRCA Championship Rodeo (Bismark, N.D.), the Goliad (Texas) County Fair PRCA Rodeo and the Springville (California) Sierra Rodeo
• 2015: Co-champion at the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.)
• 2014: Co-champion at the West Texas Fair & Rodeo (Abilene, Texas)
• 2013: Won the All Around for bull riding and tie-down roping at the Sonora (Texas) Outlaw Pro Rodeo

• Won the National Junior High School Finals Rodeo in 2008
• Competed at the National High School Finals Rodeo in 2010 and 2012 

6-1, 150 … Parents Justin and Renee, brother, Lyle, sister, Loryn … Dad rode bulls and works in construction and mom works for a phone company … Started competing in rodeo when he was 8 years old because his dad rode bulls … Full name is Willis Alonzo Danley, nickname is Lon, sometimes called Don by Cody Whitney and Trevor Castner … Graduated from Alamogordo (N.M.) High School in 2012 with a class of almost 300 … Helps his dad move dirt and work construction, enjoys ranch work and “cowboy stuff” … Likes to rope and help with cows … Favorite bull is Bruiser … Describes his riding style as “loose and cool – I move the whole time” … Looks up to his dad, Donnie Gay, and JoJo LeMond … Favorite food is meat and potatoes … Favorite music is old-school country and Texas country … Favorite movie is The Rounders … Like to ride go-karts, go mini golfing and bowling while traveling
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