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Austin Foss


Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 2/12/1992 Redmond, Ore.
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $546,965.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 3 (2013-15)
Current Residence: Terrebonne, Ore.

2016 world standings place: Did not compete
Tour Finale Qualifications: 2 (2013-14)
RNCFR qualifications: 2 (2014-15)
Education: Blue Mountain Community College (Pendleton, Ore.)

Professional
2017 Highlights
• Won the High Desert Stampede (Redmond, Ore.)
Career Highlights
• 2015: Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler NFR. Finished fifth in the world standings with $171,568. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge Finale (Omaha, Neb.), the Colorado State Fair & Rodeo (Pueblo), the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo, the Central Point (Ore.) Wild Rogue ProRodeo, the Eugene (Ore.) ProRodeo and the Othello (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo
• 2014: Won Rounds 6 and 8 at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and placed in four other rounds en route to finishing fifth in the average standings and second in the world with $201,025. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Redding, Calif.); the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo; the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo; the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup; the Kern County Sheriff Reserve Stampede Days Rodeo (Bakersfield, Calif.); the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho); the PRCA Last Stand Rodeo (Coulee City, Wash.); the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo; the Cache County Fair and Rodeo (Logan, Utah) and the Othello (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo (Denver, Colo.); the Horse Heaven Round-up (Kennewick, Wash.); the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas); the Woodlake (Calif.) Lions Rodeo and the Lake County Round-Up (Lakeview, Ore.). 
• 2013: Placed in three rounds of his debut at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo before missing the last two rounds with a herniated disc. Finished 12th in the world standings with $107,684. Won the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas); the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo; the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur D'Alene, Idaho); the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show (Union, Ore.); the Goliad (Texas) County Fair PRCA Rodeo and the Mother Lode Round-Up (Sonora, Calif.). Co-champion at the Ram Columbia River Circuit Finals Rodeo (Redmond, Ore.) and the Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.)
• 2012: Won the Navajo Nation Fourth of July Rodeo (Window Rock, Ariz.); the Cheney (Wash.) Rodeo; the Deseret Peak PRCA Stampede (Tooele, Utah) and the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur d’Alene). Finished 21st in the world standings with $44,120
• 2011: Won the Daniel Dopps Memorial Ram Rodeo (Mountain Home, Idaho); earned $5,328 on his permit
• 2010: Won the Eugene (Ore.) Pro Rodeo; earned $1,587 on his permit

Amateur
Finished fifth at the College National Finals Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.) in 2012, and sixth in 2011; won the NIRA Northwest Regional title both years. Won the Oregon High School championships twice (2009-10), finishing third in the National High School Finals Rodeo as a senior
 
Awards
Resistol PRCA Bareback Riding Rookie of the Year, 2012
Personal
5-10, 180 … Single … Parents, C.B. and Joy, operate a cattle ranch and a rock mine in the Terrebonne, Ore., area; older brother, Calder, is a pilot; older sister, Rachel … Enjoys hunting, fishing and working on the ranch … Travels with Clint Cannon and Evan Jayne … Graduated Redmond (Ore.) High School in 2010; was an outside linebacker, tight end and kicker on the football team … Favorite rodeo is Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up … Favorite movie is Full Metal Jacket … Credits Mitch Rickman, Clint Cannon, Bobby Mote and Clint Corey as being very positive influences on his career … Favorite meal is Mexican food.
 
 
 
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