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Tyler Nelson

Events: Bareback riding
Born: 7/17/1992 Rexburg, Idaho
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $192,632.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Victor, Idaho

2019 world standings place: 86th
2019 earnings: $8,099
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2012)
Education: College of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls)

Career Highlights
• 2018: Won the Rodeo Rapid City (S.D.). Finished 47th in the world standings with $20,192
• 2017: Won the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede. Finished 26th in the world standings with $52,402

• 2016: Finished 28th in the world standings with $35,443. Won the Livingston (Mont.) Roundup, the Ute Stampede (Nephi, Utah), the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah) and the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede
• 2015: Won the Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show (Fort Worth), the Peace River Pro Rodeo Classic (Wauchula, Fla.) and the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.). Co-champion at the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo. Finished 25th in the world standings with $47,516
• 2014: Won the Williams Lake (British Columbia) Stampede with a career-best score of 89.5 points and the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah); co-champion at the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede. Finished 45th in the world standings with $16,460
• 2013: Won the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah); finished 93rd in the world standings with $5,717
• 2012: Won the Lakeside (Calif.) Rodeo; finished 75th in the world standings and sixth among rookies with $6,803
• 2011: Won the RAM Montana Circuit Finals Rodeo (Great Falls); the Augusta (Mont.) American Legion Rodeo and the Lincoln County Fair Rodeo (Afton, Wyo.).

Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo in 2012 

5-10, 165 … Single … Father, Stan, is a carpenter; mother, Heather, works at a medical office; older brother, Bryan; younger brother, Talon … Got interested in rodeo through a friend at age 16 … Helps his dad as a builder when not on the road … Enjoys doing anything that gets him outdoors, especially elk and deer hunting … Graduated from Teton Mountain High School (Driggs, Idaho) in 2011; played football there as a middle linebacker … Attended a couple of Bobby Mote bareback riding schools in Montana … Favorite rodeo is Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days … Favorite book is “With Winning in Mind”  by Lanny Bassham … Favorite  movie is Step Brothers
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