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Gary Gilbert

Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 1/18/1986 New Underwood, S.D.
Joined PRCA: 2008
PRCA Career Earnings: $125,331.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Boyd, Texas

2016 world standings place: 27th
2016 earnings: $41,752
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2016)
Education: Eastern Wyoming College (Torrington, Wyo.) and West Texas A&M University (Canyon, Texas)

2016 Highlights

• Won the Brighton Field Day Festival & Rodeo (Okeechobee, Fla.) 
• Won the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (Montgomery, Ala.)
• Won the Crockett (Texas) Lions Club PRCA Rodeo 
• Won the Tops In Texas Rodeo (Jacksonville, Texas) 
• Won the Rodeo of the Ozarks (Springdale, Ark.) 
• Won the Deep South PRCA Rodeo (Winnsboro, La.)

Career Highlights
• 2015: Won the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo; the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) Pro Rodeo. Finished 67th in the world standings with $17,674
• 2014: Won the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah); the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo 
• 2013: Won the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas)
• 2011: Co-champion at the Sitting Bull Stampede (Mobridge, S.D.)

• Qualified for the National College Finals Rodeo (2007)

6-0, 250 … Parents, Rick Gilbert and Benita White, half-brothers, Rick Gilbert and Casey White, half-sister, Richelle Solis … Nickname is Double G … Started competing in rodeo when he was 8 years old … Competed at the National Little Britches Rodeo when he was 8-12 years old and when he was 17-18 years old … Describes his style as “pretty aggressive, go for broke every time” … Favorite rodeo is Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days because of past success there and the steers are big … Participates in Crossfit three to four times per week … Looks up to Tyler Haugen and Dean Gorsuch … Enjoys big game hunting such as deer and hogs … Is a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers … Owns a construction business … Graduated from New Underwood (S.D.) High School with a class of 24 students in 2004 … Majored in secondary math education in college … Favorite food is steak and vegetables … Favorite book is Unbeatable Mind by Mark Divine … Favorite movie is Shooter … Listens to acoustic and red dirt country music … Enjoys playing cards, sight-seeing and playing basketball while traveling to rodeos 
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