Rodeo Trivia, Round One

With the 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo fast approaching (December 5-14 in Las Vegas), it’s time for Rodeo Trivia. Questions are based on Rodeo Legends, Volume 2, a Western Horseman book written by Kyle Partain.


With the 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo fast approaching (December 5-14 in Las Vegas), 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.

Guy AllenMonty HensonDan Mortensen
Allen BachMartha JoseyKristie Peterson
Freckles BrownPhil LyneJim Sharp
Roy DuvallHarley MayRich Skelton
Billy EtbauerToots MansfieldBill Smith
Lewis FeildDon McLaughlinSpeed Williams
Lane FrostAdriano Moraes

Don McLaughlin, at left, featured in Rodeo Legends, Volume 2, is shown with Bill Linderman and Casey Tibbs, who were included in the first Rodeo Legends book. CREDIT: DEVERE HELFRICH COURTESY NATIONAL COWBOY AND WESTERN HERITAGE MUSEUM

Don McLaughlin, at left, featured in Rodeo Legends, Volume 2, is shown with Bill Linderman and Casey Tibbs, who were included in the first Rodeo Legends book. (CREDIT: DEVERE HELFRICH COURTESY NATIONAL COWBOY AND WESTERN HERITAGE MUSEUM)

Rodeo Trivia, Round One Questions

(Answers at bottom of page)

1. Which Rodeo Legends, Volume 2, athlete was the first man to ride all 10 bulls at the National Finals Rodeo?

2. Which Rodeo Legends, Volume 2,  athlete took not only an all-around title away from Larry Mahan, but also a steer-roping title from Guy Allen?

3. Which Rodeo Legends, Volume 2, 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 Rodeo Legends, Volume 2, athlete won his world titles in the Hamley-built bronc saddle ridden by Jerry Ambler to win the 1946 world championship?

5. Which Rodeo Legends, Volume 2, 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