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Tanner Aus


Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 6/4/1990 Granite Falls, Minn.
Joined PRCA: 2010
PRCA Career Earnings: $980,418.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 4 (2015-17, 2019)
Current Residence: Granite Falls, Minn.

2019 world standings place: 8th 
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 8th
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $91,865
2019 earnings: $173,460
Education: Iowa Central Community College and Missouri Valley College (Marshall, Mo.)

Professional
2020 Highlights

• Won the La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.)
• Won the Cinch World's Toughest Rodeo (St. Paul, Minn.)
Career Highlights
• 2019: Finished eighth in the world standings with $173,460. He placed eighth in the Wrangler NFR average, earning $91,865, after winning Round 3 and placing in five rounds. Won the Lea County PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.), the Rodeo Corpus  Christi (Texas), the Minnesota (St. Paul) Horse Exposition PRCA Rodeo, the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.), the Elizabeth (Colo.) Stampede Rodeo, the Jackson County Pro Rodeo (Bellevue, Iowa), the Western Fest Stampede Rodeo (Granite Fall, Minn.), the Sioux Falls (S.D.) Premier Rodeo and the Wild Rides Rodeo Dickinson (N.D.). Co-champion at the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho) 
• 2018: Finished the season 18th in the world standings with $67,793. Won the RAM Great Lakes Circuit Finals (Louisville, Ky.), the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo, the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (Montgomery, Ala.), the Minnesota (St. Paul) Horse Exposition Rodeo, the Oregon Trail Rodeo (Hastings, Neb.), the Four States Fair & Rodeo (Texarkana, Ark.) and the Minnesota (St. Paul) Horse Exposition PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Dixie Roundup (St. George, Utah)
• 2017: Won Round 7 and split the win in Round 2 at the Wrangler NFR. He placed in five rounds and finished fifth in the average with 829.5 points on 10 head. Ranked third in the world standings with $235,715. Won Rodeo Austin (Texas), the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Mont.), the Buffalo (Minn.) Championship PRCA Rodeo, the Hamel (Minn.) Rodeo & Bull Ridin Bonanza, the Airdrie (Alberta) Pro Rodeo, the Iowa's (Sidney) Championship Rodeo, the Richland County Fair & Rodeo (Sidney, Mont.), the Bowman (N.D.) County Pro Rodeo, and the Range Days Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.). Co-champion at the Sitting Bull Stampede (Mobridge, S.D.) and the Minnesota (St. Paul) Horse Exposition Rodeo. Finished third in the world standings with $235,715
• 2016: Won Rounds 1 and 9, split the win in Round 3, and placed in six total rounds at the Wrangler NFR where he placed 10th in the average. Finished fifth in the world standings with $213,152. Won the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho), the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Fargo, N.D.), the Minnesota (St. Paul) Horse Exposition Rodeo, the Franklin (Tenn.) Rodeo, the American Royal Rodeo (Kansas City, Mo.), the Crystal Springs Rodeo (Clear Lake, S.D.), the American Heroes PRCA Rodeo (Hawley, Minn.), the Jackson County Pro Rodeo (Bellevue, Iowa), the Western Fest Stampede Rodeo (Granite Falls, Minn.) and the Adrian Foote Memorial (Newtown, N.D.). Co-champion at the Lexington (Ky.) Rodeo, the Sioux Empire Fair Rodeo (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kissimmee, Fla.)
• 2015: Placed in three rounds at his first Wrangler NFR, including a split of the Round 10 win with an 83.5-point ride. Won Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days, the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Mont.), the American Heroes PRCA Rodeo (Hawley, Minn.), the Wisconsin River ProRodeo (Merrill), the Jackson County ProRodeo (Bellevue, Iowa), the Adrian Foote Memorial (Newtown, N.D.), the Linn County Fair PRCA Rodeo (Marshall, Minn.) and the Ram Great Lake Circuit Finals Rodeo (Louisville, Ky.). Co-champion at the Sheridan WYO Rodeo, and the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Fargo, N.D.). Finished sixth in the world standings with $83,756
• 2014: Won the Roughrider Days Rodeo (Dickinson, N.D.), the American Heroes PRCA Rodeo (Hawley, Minn.) and the Pine City (Minn.) Championship PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at Kansas’ Largest Night Rodeo (Pretty Prairie), the Edgewood (Iowa) Days PRCA Rodeo and the Jackson County ProRodeo (Bellevue, Iowa). Finished 40th in the world standings with $18,269
• 2013: Won the First Chance Bonanza (Brookings, S.D.) and the Jackson County ProRodeo (Bellevue, Iowa). Finished 69th in the world standings with $9,212
• 2012: Won the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo (Aberdeen, S.D.) and the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Sioux Falls, S.D.). Co-champion at the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and the Cherokee (Iowa), Chamber PRCA Rodeo; finished 28th in the world standings with $31,843
• 2011: Won the Ram Great Lakes Circuit Finals Rodeo (Louisville, Ky.), the Cherokee (Iowa) Chamber PRCA Rodeo, the Licking (Mo.) PRCA Rodeo, the Beaver Valley Horse Club Rodeo (Strasburg, N.D.) and the Western Fest Stampede Rodeo (Granite Falls, Minn.). Finished 31st in the world standings with $29,170
• 2010: Won Mandan (N.D.) Rodeo Days; the Jesse James Day Rodeo (Northfield, Minn.), the Wild West Days PRCA Rodeo (Sturgis, S.D.), the Juneau County Fair Pro Rodeo (Mauston, Wis.), the Pine City (Minn.) Championship PRCA Rodeo and the Federation West PRCA Rodeo (Sedalia, Mo.). Co-champion at the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Lincoln, Neb.) and the Carson (Iowa) Community Rodeo. Finished 39th in the world standings with $23,368
• 2009: Won the American Heroes PRCA Rodeo (Braham, Minn.), the Isanti (Minn.) Firefighters Rodeo and the Gerry (N.Y.) Volunteer Firemen’s Rodeo; earned $8,111 while competing on his permit

Amateur
Won the 2012 College National Finals Rodeo with 315 points on four head, finished second to J.R. Vezain at the 2011 CNFR and third in 2010; three-times finished as Great Plains College Regional champion. Minnesota high school bareback riding champion, 2008; finished fifth in the National High School Finals Rodeo, 2008
 
Personal 
5-7, 160 … Wife, Lonissa (married Oct. 15, 2016)... daughter, Bristol Rae (May 14, 2018) … Parents, John and Rae Ann; sisters, Dani and Braelee; John won the Great Lakes Circuit bareback riding year-end title in 1988 and served as president of the Minnesota High School Rodeo Association … Tanner started competing in rodeo at 9 years old … Enjoys relaxing or baling hay when he’s home from the rodeo road … Graduated from Yellow Medicine East High School (Granite Falls, Minn.) in a class of 67
 
 
 
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