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  • Ontario Rodeo Association Awards Banquet Presentation

    At the request of a few people in attendance, I've posted the pictures and original "intended" audio for the ORA 2010 Season Awards Banquet. I pre-recorded everything the night before with the intentions of just hitting buttons and assisting with the "pr...
  • Everything is different in Hamilton

    After an afternoon at Monster Jam, we decided to make use of the time we paid for in the parking lot ($20). So we went to the closest bar to Copps Colisieum, the 4 Bucks $ Saloon. All new cedar inside, it looked nice. Cedar bar, cedar stools, cedar walls....
  • If only Ford made Pro Audio Equipment

    Ever since I turned on the glow plugs on my Built Ford Tough 350 Super Duty, I became a Truck Guy.  Sure, I really can't compare my rides over my tenure, a Chev S-10 that saw miles, wrecks and hauled more stuff than a 3/4-ton should ever be introduced to...
  • Fired up for Chesterville, Ontario (Upper Canada Rodeo)

    As the 2010 Rawhide Rodeo Tour commences into high gear, we have had some great events to date in Eastern Canada. Lindsay, Ontario acted as summer season opener where we saw an 8.1-second Tiedown Roping run and an 83-point Bull Ride. Onwards to Erin, On...
  • 8's, 80's and rank-rank stock...great start to 2010 in Lindsay, ON

    For the 23rd consecutive year, Rodeo stampeded into the Kawartha's as Rawhide Rodeo kicked off the 2010 International Professional Rodeo Association Canadian Tour and Ontario Rodeo Association Season in Lindsay, Ontario.  The setting was the Lindsay Agri...
  • Thanks for making the Bobbi-Joe Buck and Doe a Success!

    On May 7th, 2010, carloads and truckloads of people assembled upon Flesherton, Ontario for the Buck and Doe for Bobbi and Joe. Surprisingly, many people within the realm weren't sure what a Buck and Doe was! Wikipedia defines a Buck and Doe as: A stag ...
  • May 7th: Bobbi and Joe's Buck and Doe

    A night of extreme partying!! Games, great music with the happy couple who will be wedd on June 4, 2010. Come out and help celebrate! May 7th, 2010 starting at 9pm inside the Flescherton Kinplex in Flesherton, ON. Directions available here Tickets are ...
  • If only I'd checked out www.SpeedWilliamsTeamRoping.com sooner!

    There's an old addage, "Don't call him a cowboy unless you see him ride..."  I call myself a "Cowboy".  I've won buckles for roping, back in the day I qualified for the National High School Finals Rodeo, and I've been in the field of qualifiers for the ...
  • Round 2 Recap of the 2010 IPRA Canadian Finals Rodeo

    Under the Friday Night Lights, the qualifying contestants of the 2010 International Professional Rodeo Association Canadian Finals Rodeo waged battle inside of Go-Round #2 or the Championship Round of the inaugural event. Completing the field of 60 conte...
  • Round 1 Recap of the 2010 IPRA Canadian Finals Rodeo

    Round #1 of the 2010 IPRA Canadian Finals Rodeo took place Thursday night at the London Western Fair Agriplex as part of the 2010 Western Fair Farm Show.  After 27 Rodeos across Eastern Canada, the top 78 positions were filled with 60 contenders, vying f...
  • IFR 40 wraps after 4 Rounds and Canada acquires 5 Buckles!

    The International Professional Rodeo Association's finals, the International Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City is the marquee event for over 3,000 members.  Across their circuit system of dividing their almost 150 rodeos into 4 circuits, their Southern Cir...
  • International Finals Rodeo 40 - Round 3

    Tight Races in the World Championship Matches, with Canada within Reach of at least coveted title, and more Round-to-Round action at International Finals Rodeo 40 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Under the Saturday Night Lights at State Fair Arena, Round #3 o...
  • Round Two of IFR 40...the Canadian Perspective

    Saturday, January 16th is a big day at State Fair Arena as the top-15 in the IPRA World Standings will compete twice in Rounds 2 and 3 of the 4-Round International Finals Rodeo.   Going into the second Round, Team Canada lead the Steer Wrestling World T...
  • Team Canada at IFR 40

    At the 2010 International Professional Rodeo Association Finals, International Finals Rodeo 40, Team Canada is in Full-Effect.  A record number of Canadians Qualified, and Canada even has representation on the personnel front with Dominic Roy of Ste. Lin...
  • Carrie Underwood donates $200k to the The HSUS...lashing out against fans?

    Note: this post is from 2009... check out the 2013 version here! Yesterday I found a post that Carrie Underwood donated $200,000 to the Humane Society of the United States.  Her fans are saying, "it's for neutering and stuff", but a simple Google se...
  • Photo Blog: My Sign Infatuation

    While admiring a Facebook friend's photo gallery I read a comment about a shared love of text. Ironically, I realized that Signs and Literature are often my focus. 'Course I'm not firing a Canon 4500 SLR...I'm firing a Blackberry 9730....ummmm....arrrr!...
  • Thanks to TSN...ProRodeo Returns to TV in Canada!

    In 2008 my Dad and I went to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) in Las Vegas, Nevada. We watched the first two rounds LIVE at the Thomas and Mack, the third at a casino with a satellite feed before flying home. Upon our return to Canada, I race...
  • AM 900 CHML's Talk Show Idol Finals - Time to Vote!

      I made it into the final 6 in AM 900 CHML's Talk Show Idol, and I was stoked to do my final segment in hopes of winning a week-long talk show on AM 900 CHML and a trip to and an All Inclusive trip for 2 to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  The struggle was t...
  • 2009 Maritime Fall Fair Rawhide Rodeo Extreme Championship Rodeo Series (with video)

    What started as a PBR Canada Cup Event in 2006 has grown into an Extreme Rodeo Event of mass proportions as Rawhide Rodeo produced the greatest show in western action sports at the Maritime Fall Fair in 2009 for the 4th consecutive year in Halifax, Nova S...
  • My encounter with the Google Streetview Car

    During my travels late this spring, I ran into the Google Streetview Car. Now the entire GTA (Greater Toronto Area) on Google Maps allows for Streetview so you can play cyber-creep and look through people's windows from the comfort of your own home. U...