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Sage Kimzey

Events: Bull Riding
Born: 8/26/1994 Strong City, Okla.
Joined PRCA: 2013
PRCA Career Earnings: $2,310,730.00
World Titles Won: 6 (2014-19)
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 6 (2014-19)
Current Residence: Strong City, Okla.

2019 world standings place: 1st
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 1st
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $235,359
2019 earnings: $480,797
Wrangler NFR average titles: 3 (2014, 2017, 2019)
Education: Southwestern Oklahoma State University (Weatherford)

2020 Highlights
• Co-champion at The American (Arlington, Texas)
Career Highlights
• 2019: Won his sixth consecutive bull riding world championship and third average title after winning a record $235,359 (including ground money) at the Wrangler NFR. He won Rounds 7 and 8 and placed in eight. Kimzey finished at the top of the world standings with a record $480,797 (including ground money). Won the Reno (Nev.) RodeoWon the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo, Won the Pendeton (Ore.) Round-Up, the Wainwright (Alberta) Stampede, the Wharton (Texas) County Youth Fair & Exposition Xtreme Bulls, the Helotes (Texas) Festival Association Rodeo, the A Night At The Ranch Bull Riding (Innisfail, Alberta), the Rocky Pro Rodeo (Rocky Mountain House, Alberta), the Mandan (N.D.) Rodeo Days, the Kansas (Phillipsburg) Biggest Rodeo, the Kitsap Stampede Xtreme Bulls (Bremerton, Wash.) and the Tri-State Rodeo Cinch Shoot-Out (Fort Madison, Iowa). Co-champion at the Leduc (Alberta) Black Gold Pro Rodeo, the Lea Park Rodeo (Marwayne, Alberta), the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas) and the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede
• 2018: 
Won Round 10, split the win in Round 3, and placed in four rounds to rank fifth in the average at the Wrangler NFR with 347 points on four head. Finished the year at the top of the world standings for the fifth consecutive year with $415,263. Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo Xtreme Bulls, the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo Xtreme Bulls Tour Finale, Rodeo Austin (Texas), the RAM Texas (Waco) Circuit Finals, the All American ProRodeo Finals (Waco, Texas), the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede, the Livingston (Mont.) Roundup, the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede, the Colorado (Pueblo) State Fair & Rodeo, the Fort Mahave (Ariz.) Classic PRCA Xtreme Bulls, the Butterfield Stage Days PRCA Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas), the Licking (Mo.) PRCA Rodeo, the Wind River PRCA Rodeo Roundup (Riverton, Wyo.), the Division 2 Qualifying Event Xtreme Bulls (Oklahoma City, Okla.), the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.), the Comal County Fair & Rodeo (New Braunfels, Texas) and the River City Rodeo (Omaha, Neb.). Co-champion at the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah), the Gladewater (Texas) Round-Up Xtreme Bulls and the Crockett (Texas) Lions Club PRCA Rodeo
• 2017: Won Rounds 5 and 10, split the win in Round 3, and placed in five rounds to rank first in the average with 601.5 points on seven head. Finished the year ranked first in the world standings with $436,479. Won the Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah), the K-Days Rodeo (Edmonton, Alberta), the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo, the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas), the Swels-Xtreme Bulls (Fort Worth, Texas), the Crystal Springs Rodeo Xtreme Bulls (Clear Lake, S.D.), the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo Xtreme Bulls (Lovington, N.M.), the Bell County PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas), the Rodeo Killeen (Texas), the Mandan (N.D.) Rodeo Days Xtreme Bulls, the Wild, Wild West ProRodeo (Silver City, N.M.), the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.), the Wind River PRCA Rodeo Roundup (Riverton, Wyo.) and the Crossett (Ark.) Riding Club 68th Annual PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo
• 2016: Won Round 1 and placed in five rounds to rank third at the Wrangler NFR and claim his third consecutive world champ title with $311,462. Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo, the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up, the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo, the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days, the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo Rodeo, the Kansas' (Phillipsburg) Biggest Rodeo, Wrangler Champions Challenges (Spanish Fork, Utah) and (Pueblo, Colo.), the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots, the 40th Annual Isanti (Minn.) Firefighters Rodeo and the Iowa's (Sidney) Championship Rodeo. Co-champion at the Horse Heaven Round-up Wranglers Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kennewick, Wash.) and the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.)
• 2015: Placed in seven rounds at the Wrangler NFR to finish second in the average and win his second consecutive world championship with $327,178. Won the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo, the Xtreme Bulls Tour Finale (Ellensburg, Wash.), the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up, the Wrangler Champions Challenge Finale (Omaha, Neb.), Wrangler Champions Challenges (Logandale, Nev.) and (Redding,Calif.), the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo, the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo, the Gooding (Idaho) Pro Rodeo, the Range Days Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.), the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho), the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo and the Division 2 Qualifying Xtreme Bulls Event (Oklahoma City, Okla.). Co-champion at the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days and the Cattleman Days Rodeo (Ashland, Mo.)
• 2014: Won an event-record-tying four rounds of the Wrangler NFR to secure the average title and become the second rookie bull rider to win a gold buckle, following Bill Kornell (1963). His total Wrangler NFR earnings of $175,466 was the highest of any competitor in Las Vegas, giving him the RAM Truck Top Gun Award and allowing him to finish with a rookie record total (any event or combined) of $318,631. Won the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show and Rodeo; the San Antonio (Texas) Xtreme Bulls; the All American ProRodeo Finals (Waco, Texas); the New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo (Albuquerque); the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Casper); the Woodward (Okla.) Elks Rodeo; the Tulsa (Okla.) State Fair PRCA Rodeo; the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.); the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.); the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo; the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Kitsap Stampede Division 2 Xtreme Bulls (Bremerton, Wash.); the Division 2 Qualifying Xtreme Bulls Event (Oklahoma City, Okla.) and the Gem State Classic ProRodeo Series (Blackfoot, Idaho). Co-champion at the Xtreme Bulls Tour Finale (Ellensburg, Wash.); the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo; the Rapid City (S.D.) Wrangler Champions Challenge and the Nacogdoches (Texas) Pro Rodeo & Steer Show
• 2013: Won the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo with a 93-point ride on D&H Cattle’s No. 43x; the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.); the Hinton (Okla.) Crosstie PRCA Rodeo; the Land Rush Pro Rodeo (Beggs, Okla.); the Kit Carson County Fair & Rodeo (Burlington, Colo.); the Belton (Texas) Area Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Rodeo; the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series on June 21 and July 5; and the MH Henry Pro Rodeo (Bowie, Texas) on Sept. 14 and Sept. 15; co-champion at the Topeka (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo and the Jayhawker Roundup Rodeo (Hill City, Kan.). Set a PRCA record for most money won on a permit in a single season with $47,726

Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo as a freshman in 2013 and finished fourth

5-7, 140 … Engaged to Alexis Bloomer …  Became the youngest millionaire in PRCA history during the 2016 Wrangler NFR, at 22 years, three months and two weeks old … Father, Ted, was a longtime PRCA barrelman/clown who worked as a National Finals Rodeo barrelman in 1980 and 1987 (alternate 1986); mother, Jennifer; older sister, Dusta, and younger brother, Trey, are professional trick riders (performing as Tricked Out); Dusta also competed for Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Trey qualified for the National Junior High School Finals as a bull rider, then bought his PRCA permit in January 2017 … Enjoys playing golf and being outside during his free time … Graduated from Cheyenne (Okla.) High School, where he played basketball as a point guard all four years; the team won the Class A State title in his senior year … Favorite rodeos are the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days and the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up because they are “traditional rodeos that continue to preserve the Western way of life” … Favorite book is "Psycho Cybernetics" by Maxwell Maltz … Favorite meal is Italian food
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