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Jake Wade

Events: Bull Riding
Born: 7/21/1983 Las Vegas, Nev.
Joined PRCA: 2003
PRCA Career Earnings: $291,087.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Alamo, Nev.

Education: University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Career Highlights
• 2012: Finished 204th in the world standings with $2,689
• 2011: Co-champion at the Days of '47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah); won the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.). Finished 41st in the world standings with $25,718
• 2010: Won the Brawley (Calif.) Cattle Call Rodeo; the Pony Express Days Pro Rodeo (Eagle Mountain, Utah) and the Lions Dixie Round-Up (St. George, Utah); finished 67th in the world standings with $16,838
• 2009: Finished 32nd in the world standings with $35,410
• 2008: Won the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); finished 25th in the world standings with earnings of $52,222
• 2007: Finished second in the three-head average at the Dodge Xtreme Bulls Tour stop in Rapid City, S.D., scoring 171 points on two rides; Wade tied for the first-round title with a 90-point ride aboard Southwick Robertson Rodeo’s Spotted Dog; finished 28th in the world standings with earnings of $38,429
• 2006: Won the average title at the Brawley (Calif.) Cattle Call Rodeo and claimed the three-head average title at the Bullnanza-Guthrie (Okla.), the first stop on the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour. He earned more than $20,000 for his efforts in the Lazy E Arena; qualified for the 2007 Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo; finished 23rd in the final world standings with $63,208

Nevada High School State champion, 2000; runner-up, 2001

5-6, 135…Single…Parents Gary and Roxie Wade....Hobbies including fishing and bowling…Nickname is “Snake” for his ability to slither himself into the perfect riding position atop world-class bulls…Qualified for 2007 Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo, where he advanced to the semifinal round and gave everyone a scare when Korkow Rodeo’s Bad Action flipped over on top of him. Despite tearing his right anterior cruciate ligament, Wade was otherwise uninjured and even made a re-ride … Competed in basketball and football for Pahranagat Valley High School. Got hooked on rodeo and riding bulls after attending Cody Custer’s bull riding school at the age of 12 and Gary Leffew’s school when he was 14…He earned a rodeo scholarship to UNLV, where he represents the Rebels at college rodeos…His father Gary runs a tack shop, Broken W Cowboy Gear, in Alamo, Nev.…He is the middle of five children…Favorite food is barbecue chicken, favorite beverage is Gatorade, favorite color is blue and enjoys all types of music
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