LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Number two on the Everything Cowboy Biggest Moments of 2014 countdown brought to you by 3D Bull Riding Inc. is first off having three Canadians qualify for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and secondly how they fared.
The first battle was qualifying for Jake Vold, Curtis Cassidy and especially Dustin Flundra who made it by $150 on the final day of the season, bringing home over $147,000 between the three was icing on the cake.
2014 was the first year since 2010 to have three or more contestants in Vegas for the WNFR. In 2010, five qualified but four competed. They were Dusty LaValley, Curtis Cassidy, Dustin Flundra, Lindsay Sears and Rod Hay qualified but had to retract his name out due to his broken leg suffered at that June’s Daines Ranch Pro Rodeo.
— Pro Rodeo Canada (@prorodeocanada) December 14, 2014
After having lone Canadians qualify from 2011 to 2013, I think having multiple contestants from Vegas is good for our sport in Canada. At the state the CPRA is in right now as well, I don’t think the PRCA would have any problem sanctioning all the rodeos up here either.
This year in Sin City, Jake Vold finished as the top money winning Canadian taking home $74,988 which was fourth best of all bareback riders leaving him sixth in the world. Cassidy earned $43,981 of the $147,779 finishing tenth in the world. Flundra’s $28,810 may not be the biggest payday in Vegas but there’s another place he did quite well this summer. We can get to that another day.
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