With the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo fast approaching, it’s time for Rodeo Trivia. Questions are based on Rodeo Legends, Volume 2, a Western Horseman book written by Kyle Partain, which features the 20 outstanding rodeo athletes listed below.
Rodeo Trivia, Round One Questions
(Answers at bottom of page)
1. Which athlete was the first man to ride all 10 bulls at the National Finals Rodeo?
2. Which athlete took not only an all-around title away from Larry Mahan, but also a steer-roping title from Guy Allen?
3. Which athlete was a multiple world-champion steer wrestler, appeared in the top 15 standings in every event during his career, served as the rodeo association president and cast the deciding vote to create the National Finals Rodeo?
4. Which athlete won his world titles in the Hamley-built bronc saddle ridden by Jerry Ambler to win the 1946 world championship?
5. Which athlete earned Women’s Professional Rodeo Association and American Quarter Horse Association world championships in the same year and on the same horse?
Rodeo Trivia, Round One Answers
1. Jim Sharp
2. Phil Lyne
3. Harley May
4. Bill Smith
5. Martha Josey