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  • North Bay Western Festival This Weekend...Ho-lee!

    The North Bay Western Festival 2006 is Right Around the Corner; Cowboys, Cowgirls, Bulls, Broncs and Fire Fighters are ready to Rock the Gateway to Northern Ontario! Cowboys, Cowgirls, Fast Horses, Bulls and Bucking Broncs are quite visible on Television...
  • Back from Burford, Off to Bracebridge and North Bay

    3/4's of a day at home, then I'm out for another 2 events of the North American Professional Cowboys Extreme Tour.Burford last weekend had me donating fees...I missed my calf again in Tiedown Roping, my one heeler missed (I turned it quick, too), and my ...
  • Another rodeo weekend...weather: kinda dry...my roping: the same

    Home from "Cowboy Christmas", the longest week of Rodeo in North America, where contestants rodeo from like Thursday through to Tuesday at a "gazillion" events.My event was in Stratford, Ontario.It was a good one; bulls bucked hard, only like 4 rides for ...
  • Off the Rodeo Road

    I get to be at home for a few days off the Rodeo Road...good times.Last weekend we were in Teeswater, ON. There were decent crowds for the performances, and the action was pretty wild both days.I didn't compete so hot...I threw in front of the calf almost...
  • Big Week, concludes in Teeswater, ON, CA

    The North American Professional Cowboys Extreme Tour has been rocking along...last weekend we were in Barrie...where I won the Team Roping with a 6.4..nyce!...Owen Sound Tues and Wednesday, and now Teeswater this weekend.It is going to be a fun weekend,...
  • Non-Stop Entertainment and Excitement

    So, Friday...smashing truck started off the weekend splendidly... Saturday...great rodeo, great weather, decent slack, with a 12.5 putting me in the lead in Tie-down roping...ran by the calf and had issues flanking... Sunday...even better rodeo, better we...
  • Jynxed in Shannonville

    I write today's blog in my Trailer...heat cranked, Blackberry as a modem for my Laptop. The NAPC Extreme Tour Touches Down in Shannonville for a big Rodeo Weekend. I'm excited for another feature event...but this area has a jynx on me... Venturing back a...
  • Another Rodeo Weekend in the Books...almost the champ, but it's all good.

    Last weekend had the North American Professional Cowboys Extreme Tour in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada for the 20th Annual Kiwanis Club Rodeo. I was pretty excited, as it was my first Pro Rodeo of the Season to announce; prior to this, I had about 12 H...
  • A Championship Weekend for All...but me, I guess...

    A Marathon of Rodeo took place this past weekend, which really put me into high gear for the season...First up, "The Great Markham Rodeo" on Saturday. Two perfs, one at 10am and one at 4pm. I was up in the 10am show so I could make it to the next one that...
  • Marathon Saturday

    Just getting the final touches on Stats and Music done...big day Saturday... 10am: Competing in the 10am Show in Markham then flying to Hillsburgh for the High School Rodeo Finals (4pm) which I'll be announcing for the 3rd Year in a Row, NICE! I'm pumped ...
  • Championship Sunday

    This past weekend of course encompassed the Roping Association of Ontario Finals on its traditional weekend. Weather was not on our side, and Saturday had the Tiedown and Breakaway Roping indoors, as the outdoor arena dried from the monsoons from earlier ...
  • 1st Annual North-East Regional Invitational High School Rodeo Wraps With a Bang!

    An Easter Long Weekend to remember...1st Annual North-East Regional Invitational High School Rodeo, London, Ontario, CanadaFor the first time outside of the National High School Finals Rodeo, a multitude of rodeo teams of different States and Provinces cl...
  • 1 week to go to the Big High School Rodeo...

    Just one week away from the 1st Annual North-East Regional Invitational High School Rodeo in London, Ontario, Canada!Over 5 State/Provincial Teams and 7 States and Provinces represented.More info is available at www.ohsra.ca. ...
  • Je l'a trouver...pardon my French

    Well, through contacts, I was able to aquire 35 tickets to the George Strait concert in June.  Carrying almost $3,300 in non-currency paper around is a little freaky... I held onto them for about a week.  A few days ago, I was in a meeting, and the st...
  • It's Great To Be A Fan!

    For the past 6 months it seems, I have been a Fan.  A "swing by the souvenir tent"-type of ticket buying event go'er for anything Rodeo or Country. The funny thing is, I'm not even that big of a Country Fan.  I love Top-40, Alternative and Urban...thou...
  • Good Ride, Cowboy. (Chris LeDoux)

    It was one year ago today that the 1976 World Champion Bareback Bronc Rider and Country Music Recording Legend, Chris LeDoux left us at the age of 56 due to liver ailments. With a World Championship Buckle and over 22 Albums with duets with such big name...
  • Ho-Lee Bulls at the OHSRA Rodeo!

    Today I'm stiff and exhausted from a full day of High School Rodeo yesterday.  2 Full High School Rodeos including the Wrangler 20X Junior Division took place inside Fletcher's Horseworld in Waterford, Ontario. Of course, I had the privilege to comment...
  • Rodeo Talk: Difference between an Average and an Aggregate

    As a rodeo commentator for the past few years, I have always been looking to increase my knowledge about the Sport of Rodeo and Sports in general. This, of course, would include sports terminology, as the main tool I have at my discretion is spoken word. ...
  • It actually Snows in Canada...

    So, there are flash floods...and I'm witnessing flash snow...what a mess. Twice now in the past hour it has been Sunny, then all of a sudden I notice that it's getting darker, and then BOOM! White-out. Kind of odd...Wiarton Willy said, "Early Spring"....
  • Snow Day

    So, I've always been an advocate of corporations allowing the same absentee-ism as the educational system. If the kids in your area have a 2 hour bus delay...so should you.  If they're buses are cancelled outright, stay at home.  If the school is total...