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Kelly Timberman

Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 1/19/1976 Casper, Wyo.
Joined PRCA: 2000
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,354,263.00
World Titles Won: 1 (2004)
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 7 (2004-2010)
Current Residence: Mills, Wyo.

2019 world standings: Did not compete
Wrangler NFR average titles: 2 (2004-05) 
Education: Casper (Wyo.) Community College, studied business administration

Career Highlights

• 2018: Finished 74th in the world standings with $9,051
• 2017: Won the Elizabeth (Colo.) Stampede Rodeo. Finished 39th in the world standings with $25,508
• 2016: Won the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo (Mitchell, S.D.), the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo (Cortez, Colo.) and the Elizabeth (Colo.) Stampede Rodeo. Co-champion at the Kit Carson County Fair & Rodeo (Burlington, Colo.). Finished 35th in the world standings with $26,391
• 2015: Did not compete
• 2014: Did not compete
• 2013: Did not compete
• 2012: Co-champion at the Cody (Wyo.) Nite Rodeo. Finished 84th in the world standings with $5,308
• 2011: Won the Eagle (Colo.) County Fair & Rodeo; the Yuma (Colo.) County Fair & Rodeo; La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.); and A Tribute to Chris Ledoux Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.). Finished 30th in the world standings with $30,451 
• 2010: Placed in seven of 10 rounds at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, including wins in Rounds 9 and 10, on his way to earning $100,506 in Las Vegas and finishing third in the average. Finished third in the world standings with $183,092. Won the all-around and bareback riding at the Wyoming State Fair (Douglas). Won the Dodge Mountain States Circuit Finals Rodeo (Denver); the Central Wyoming Fair & Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.); the Elizabeth (Colo.) Stampede; the Cody (Wyo.) Nite Rodeo-June 10-11; the Williams Lake (British Columbia) Stampede; the Kit Carson County Fair & Rodeo (Burlington, Colo.); the 50th Annual Daines Ranch Rodeo (Innisfail, Alberta); the Evanston (Wyo.) Cowboy Days and the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series-Aug. 14. Co-champion at the 100th Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up; the Big Wind Round Up (Riverton, Wyo.); the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.) and the Fiesta Days Rodeo (Spanish Fork, Utah)
• 2009: Placed in five rounds of the Wrangler NFR to finish third in the average with 817 points on 10 head. Co-champion at Rodeo Austin (Texas); at the Okotoks (Alberta) Pro Rodeo and the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.). Won the Wyoming State Fair & Rodeo (Douglas); the Luxton Pro Rodeo (Victoria, British Columbia); the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede and the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Mont.). Finished fifth in the world standings with $160,466
• 2008: Won Round 4 of the Wrangler NFR with an 87.5-point ride on Beutler & Son Rodeo's South Point; placed in four other rounds on his way to a sixth-place finish in the average. He ended the year fifth in the world standings with earnings of $157,587. Won the River City Roundup (Omaha, Neb.); the San Angelo (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo; the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.); the A Tribute to Chris LeDoux Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.) and  the Elizabeth (Colo.) Stampede
• 2007: Placed in four of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR, including second-place results in Rounds 3 and 4; finished eighth in the world standings with $124,993. Won the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.) and the Thermopolis (Wyo.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.); the Eagle (Colo.) County Fair & Rodeo; the Puyallup (Wash.) Pro Rodeo (Tour Playoffs) and the Silver Spurs Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.)
• 2006: Placed in six of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR and jumped from 15th to fifth in the world standings with $137,213. Co-champion at the Last Chance Bonanza (Brookings, S.D.) and the Jackson County Pro Rodeo Let the Good Times Roll Series (Bellevue, Iowa). Won the American Royal Rodeo (Kansas City, Mo.); the Range Days Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.); the Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo (Douglas, Wyo.); the Fremont County Fair & Rodeo (Riverton, Wyo.) and the Cherokee (Iowa) PRCA Rodeo
• 2005: Won an event-best $99,321 at the Wrangler NFR en route to a share of the average title with 837.5 points on 10 head. Entered the Wrangler NFR in 14th place and ended the year as the reserve world champion with $167,835. Placed in eight of 10 rounds, sharing the victory in the third round with an 87-point ride on Burns Rodeo’s Blue Steel and won the fifth round with an 88.5-pointer on Smith, Harper & Morgan’s River Boat Annie. Won the Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo (Douglas, Wyo.); the Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo (Kalispell, Mont.) and the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo.
• 2004: Won his first world title and Wrangler NFR average title with 836.5 points on 10 head. Set a single-season earnings record in bareback riding with $225,181. Placed in eight of 10 rounds, winning Round 1 with an 87-point ride on Classic Pro Rodeo’s Dippin Wise Guy. Won a total of $97,962 at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo and the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.); was the second-highest money winner over the Fourth of July Cowboy Christmas segment of the season with $26,302 behind Dan Mortensen ($26,415). Co-champion at the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede; the Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede and the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo. Finished tied for second at the Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.) and third at the Tour Championships (Dallas)
• 2003: Won the Rodeo Austin (Texas); finished 23rd in the world standings with $39,411
• 2002: Mountain States Circuit bareback riding champion

College National Finals Rodeo qualifier, 1999-2000

5-8, 160 ... Wife, Charidie (married Nov. 7, 2009); son, Chris, and daughter, Dayanera ... Serves as an assistant rodeo coach at his alma mater, Casper College ... Hobbies include riding reining horses and colts, playing golf and fly fishing ... His dad, Lon, competed so Kelly was around rodeo at an early age. They had an indoor arena that the local college team used, but it burned down in 1981 and they never rebuilt it, so rodeo was put on the back burner. He then got involved in showing reining and cutting horses. He was also involved in wrestling and football, winning the Wyoming state wrestling title in his weight class as a senior ... After high school, he lived in Eaton, Colo., and went over to five-time World Champion Bareback Rider Bruce Ford’s ranch with some of his buddies. He got on three horses there, and Bruce bet him $1 on his last ride. He rode and won his first $1 in rodeo from Bruce. He then competed at some amateur rodeos and was offered a rodeo scholarship to Casper College … He has an older brother, Chris, who won the bareback riding title at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho) in 2006, and a younger brother, Zeb, who builds houses in Casper…Has a regular workout routine that consists of running two miles every day and lifting weights … Appeared in four video spots to promote the Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune's coverage of the 2008 College National Finals Rodeo ... Travels with Scott Montague … Rodeo idol is Mark Garrett ... Assists with the PRCA Industry Outreach Program and ProRodeo youth development
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