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Todd Suhn


Events: Steer Wrestling, Tie-down Roping
Born: 7/27/1973 Ree Heights, S.D.
Joined PRCA: 1994
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,897,273.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 16 (1996-2005, 2007-2012)
Current Residence: Hermosa, S.D.

2014 world standings place: 26th
2014 earnings: $38,595
Tour Finale titles: 1
   Winter: 2003
Tour Finale qualifications: 13
   Winter: 2001-03, 2005
   Summer: 2004-05
   Championship: 2003-05, 2007, 2010-12
RNCFR qualifications: 6 (SW 1997, 1999, 2010-11, 2014; TD 1997)
Education: University of Wyoming (Laramie), bachelor's degree in agricultural business

Professional
2014 Highlights
• Won the Laramie (Wyo.) Jubilee Days
• Won the Moses Lake (Wash.) Round-up
• Co-champion at the Tri-State Rodeo (Fort Madison, Iowa)
Career Highlights
• 2013: Won the Sand Hills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas). Won the Texas Circuit year-end title for the third time in five years, despite a season cut short by injury. Finished 155th in the world standings with $6,524
2012: Won Round 7 in 3.6 seconds and placed in four other rounds at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo; it was his 16th NFR, tying him with Byron Walker for second place on the event's all-time list. Finished 11th in the world standings with $110,306. Won the 102nd Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up; the Ram Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco, Texas) ; the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair & Rodeo and the Spring Classic (Mesquite, Texas). Co-champion at the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo; the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho) and the American Royal (Kansas City, Mo.) (Sept.)
• 2011: Finished second in Round 7 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 3.9 seconds; it was his 15th NFR qualification, tying him with Rod Lyman for third on the all-time list in his event. Won the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo; the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo and the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo. Finished 13th in the world standings with $86,040
• 2010: Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler NFR, including a win in Round 3 in 3.8 seconds. Finished sixth in the world standings with $146,418. Won the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.); the Dodge Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco); the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo; the Lehi (Utah) Round-Up; the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo and the Moses Lake (Wash.) Roundup. Co-champion at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo (Abilene, Kan.) and the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo Rodeo
• 2009: Placed in three rounds of the Wrangler NFR; it was his 13th NFR appearance. Won the Dixie National Rodeo (Jackson, Miss.); the Crazy Horse (S.D.) Stampede; the West of the Pecos Rodeo (Pecos, Texas); the Black Hills Round-Up (Belle Fourche, S.D.); the Southwest District FAT Stock Show & Rodeo (Lake Charles, La.) and the Guadalupe County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Seguin, Texas). Finished eighth in the world standings with $108,162
• 2008: Placed in five of 10 rounds of the Wrangler NFR; his third-place finish in the NFR average allowed him to rise from 14th place to ninth in the final PRCA World Standings ($120,497). Won the Sheridan WYO Rodeo; the Cherokee (Iowa) Chamber PRCA Rodeo; the Crazy Horse (S.D.) Stampede and the Carson (Iowa) Community Rodeo
• 2007: Placed in four of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up; the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.); the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo; the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah); the Western Stampede (West Jordan, Utah); the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho) and California Rodeo Salinas. Finished eighth in the world standings with $129,338
• 2006: Won the Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo (Grandview, Wash.); finished 16th in the world standings with $53,438, missing the final Wrangler NFR qualifying spot by a little more than $3,000 despite being injured; underwent shoulder surgery in November
• 2005: Won the Walla Walla (Wash.) Fair & Frontier Days; the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.) and the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo. Won the Tour Round and average titles at the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.). Placed eighth at the Wrangler NFR with $30,288; finished eighth in the world with $111,894
• 2004: Finished fourth in the world with $142,699. Won the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days Rodeo; high-point winner on the Wrangler ProRodeo Summer Tour; semifinalist at the Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.) and the Tour Championships (Dallas). Finished second in the average at the Wrangler NFR with a time of 43.3 seconds on 10 head. Placed in six of 10 rounds and won $68,943
• 2003: Won the Winter Tour Finale (Las Vegas); the Red Bluff (Calif.) Rodeo and the Oakley (Utah) Independence Day Rodeo. Won Round 10 of the Wrangler NFR with a 3.7-second run; finished 12th in the world standings with $84,108
• 2002: Won La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.) and the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo Rodeo; finished ninth in the steer wrestling world standings with $100,752 and 14th in the all-around with $106,943
• 2001: Won steer wrestling and all-around titles at Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; co-champion in the steer wrestling at the Sheridan (Wyo.) Rodeo
• 2000: Co-champion at the Home of Champions Rodeo (Red Lodge, Mont.)
• 1996: Won steer wrestling and all-around titles at the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up; won all-around title at the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. Mountain States Circuit year-end all-around champion, 1996-97 and 2004; steer wrestling champion, 1996

Amateur
College National Finals Rodeo steer wrestling champion, 1996

Personal
6-2, 200 ... Wife, Wendy; son, Slate William (born Nov. 22, 2007), and daughter Zoey Marie (born Nov. 7, 2010) ... Hobbies include hunting, riding and watching football ... His brother, Randy, qualified for the Wrangler NFR three times as a steer wrestler (1999, 2001, 2003) and his cousin, Jake Rinehart, is a steer wrestler who qualified for the Wrangler NFR in 2007, 2009 and 2011; has one other brother, Justin, and one sister, Jerrian ... Primary competition horse is Maximus (MP Right Back Atya), the 2011 AQHA/PRCA reserve Steer Wrestling Horse of the Year ...  Enjoys watching the Denver Broncos and Colorado Avalanche ... Travels with his wife, children and their “rodeo cat” named Kalamazoo … Broke his wrist at 2009 RodeoHouston and missed 70 days of competition; was leading the world standings at the time of the injury
 
 
 
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