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Jake Vold

Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 3/12/1987 Red Deer, Alberta
Joined PRCA: 2010
PRCA Career Earnings: $819,703.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 3 (2014, 2016-2017)
Current Residence: Ponoka, Alberta

2019 world standings place: 53rd   
2019 earnings: $21,821
Education: Olds (Alberta) College, studying land reclamation, and Montana State (Bozeman), majoring in business

Career Highlights

• 2019: Won the Falkland (British Columbia) Stampede
• 2018: Won the Sundre (Alberta) Pro Rodeo, the Cranbrook (British Columbia) Pro Rodeo, the Smithers (British Columbia) Bareback Bonanza and the Okotoks Pro Rodeo (Millarville, Alberta). Finished 23rd in the world standings with $45,409
• 2017: Won Round 1 and placed in five rounds to rank 14th in the average with 598.5 points on seven head at the Wrangler NFR. Finished seventh in the world standings with $185,706. Won the Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede, the IPE and Stampede (Armstrong, British Columbia), the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.), the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (Montgomery, Ala.), the Stavely (Alberta) Indoor Pro Rodeo, the Camrose (Alberta) Spring Rodeo, the Manitoba (Morris) Stampede & Exhibition and the Hanna (Alberta) Indoor Pro Rodeo. Co-champion at the Field of Dreams Stampede (La Crete, Alberta) and the Dixie National Rodeo (Jackson, Miss.)
• 2016: Won Rounds 4, 5, and 6, and placed in seven rounds of the Wrangler NFR to tie for second place in the average. Climbed from 10th to second in the world standings with $240,161. Won Rodeo Austin (Texas), the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo, the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Pasadena, Texas), the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.), the Camrose (Alberta) Classic Pro Rodeo, the Williams Lake (British Columbia) Stampede, the Field of Dreams Stampede (La Crete, Alberta), the Dixie Roundup (St. George, Utah) and the Hanna (Alberta) Indoor Pro Rodeo. Co-champion at the Dawson Creek (British Columbia) Stampede
• 2015: Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Rapid City, S.D.), the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days, the Cowtown Pro Rodeo (Maple Creek, Saskatchewan), the Wainwright (Alberta) Stampede, the Camrose (Alberta) Spring Classic Pro Rodeo and the Williams Lake (British Columbia) Stampede. Co-champion at the Okotoks (Alberta) Pro Rodeo. Finished 17th in the world standings with $69,239
• 2014: Placed in eight rounds at the Wrangler NFR to finish fourth in the average standings and jump from 11th to sixth in the world with $142,774. Won the IPE & Stampede (Armstrong, British Columbia); the Kananaskis ProRodeo (Coleman, Alberta); the Northwest Montana ProRodeo (Kalispell); the Teepee Creek (Alberta) Stampede, the High Prairie (Alberta) Elks ProRodeo, the Hand Hills Lake Stampede (Craigmyle, Alberta), the Kinsmen Pro Rodeo (Brooks, Alberta) and the Field of Dreams Stampede (La Crete, Alberta). Co-champion at the Whoop-Up Days (Lethbridge, Alberta)
• 2013: Won the Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede with a 91.5-point ride on Calgary Stampede’s Stampede Warrior, the Hand Hills (Alberta) Lake Rodeo and the Lea Park Rodeo (Marwayne, Alberta). Finished 33rd in the world standings with $28,509
• 2012: Won the Hand Hills Lake Stampede (Craigmyle, Alberta), the IPE & Stampede (Armstrong, British Columbia), the Lea Park Rodeo (Marwayne, Alberta) and the Jasper (Alberta) Heritage Rodeo. Co-champion at the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup. Finished 26th in the world standings with $36,808
• 2011: Won the Camrose (Alberta) Spring Classic Pro Rodeo; finished 24th in the world standings with $42,951
• 2010: Finished second in the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede and was third in the average at his first Canadian National Finals Rodeo (Edmonton, Alberta). Purchased his PRCA card on June 30, 2010 after being sidelined 14 months with a broken collarbone and a twice fractured right (riding) forearm. Finished 84th in the world standings with $6,236
• 2007: Won the Canadian Novice Bareback Riding Championship

Won the NIRA Big Sky Region bareback riding title in 2008 and qualified for the National College Finals Rodeo. Won the Canadian Intercollegiate Rodeo Association bareback riding title in 2007

5-10, 160 … Wife, Sara Rutley … Father, Lawrence, is a cattle buyer who used to compete as a bareback rider; mother, Ronda, works in oilfield security; brother, Rode (pronounced Row-e); sister, Angie; he is a third cousin to Canadian Rodeo Hall of Fame stock contractor Wayne Vold and former saddle bronc rider Doug Vold, a six-time qualifier for the Canadian Finals Rodeo … Enjoys training colts, hunting and fishing … Favorite movies are Westerns, especially John Wayne films … Favorite meal is prime rib … Favorite rodeo is his hometown Ponoka Stampede
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