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Wesley Thorp

Events: Team roping - Heeler
Born: 11/16/1995 Throckmorton, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2014
PRCA Career Earnings: $743,536.00
World Titles Won: 1 (2019)
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 4 (2016-19)
Current Residence: Stephenville, Texas

2019 world standings place: 1st
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 1st
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $161,885 
2019 earnings: $249,181
Wrangler NFR average titles: 1 (2019) 
Education: Ranger College (Stephenville, Texas)

2020 Highlights - Partner Chad Masters

• Won the San Angelo (Texas) Cinch Chute-Out Rodeo
• Won the Mesquite (Texas) Championship Rodeo (July 25th)
• Won the Iowa's (Sidney) Championship Rodeo
• Won the Carson (Iowa) Community Rodeo
Career Highlights
• 2019: (Partner Cody Snow) Won his first world title thanks to winning the average at the Wrangler NFR with 43.8 seconds on nine head by winning Round 7 and placing in six rounds. Won the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo, the Coleman (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, the Tri-State Rodeo Cinch Shoot-Out (Fort Madison, Iowa), the Springhill (La.) PRCA Rodeo and the Buffalo (Texas) Stampede PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah)
• 2018: (Partner Cody Snow) Finished fifth in the world standings with $193,084. Placed fourth in the average at the Wrangler NFR, earning $108,788. Placed in five rounds. Won the Parker County Sheriff's Posse Frontier Days And PRCA Rodeo (Weatherford, Texas), the YMBL Championship Rodeo (Beaumont, Texas), the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo and the Apache (Okla.) Stampede. Co-champion at the Deadwood (S.D) Days Of 78 Rodeo and the Evanston (Wyo.) Cowboy Days Inc.
• 2017: (Partner Cody Snow) Finished 14th in the world standings with $114,480. Placed 14th at the Wrangler NFR with $33,480. Split the win in Round 6. Won the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo, the Jurupa Valley (Calif.) Pro Rodeo, the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.) and the Evanston (Wyo.) Cowboy Days Inc.
• 2016: (Partner Zac Small) Co-champion of Round 10 and placed in three rounds to rank seventh at the Wrangler NFR. Finished 9th in the world standings with $138,221. Won La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.), the Helotes (Texas) Festival Association Rodeo, the American Royal Rodeo (Kansas City, Mo.) and the Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.)
• 2015: Won the Glen Rose (Texas) PRCA Rodeo with Cody Snow and the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series, June 14-15, with Nathan McWhorter. Co-champion at the North Texas State Fair & Rodeo (Denton), with Nathan McWhorter. Finished 60th in the world standings with $17,485
• 2014: Co-champion at the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo, with Aaron Macy. Earned $6,345 on his PRCA permit
Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo in 2015-16 while competing for Ranger College (Stephenville, Texas) as a team roping heeler

6-0, 180 … wife, Susanna and sons, Matthew and Charles … Father, Jahew, is a rancher, and mother, Kathy, is a social worker … Younger brother, Wyatt … Wesley started junior rodeoing at age 9 … Favorite music is rap and favorite artist is Kevin Gates … Favorite sports team is the Dallas Cowboys … Favorite athlete is Steph Curry …  Favorite TV show is “Two and a Half Men” … Favorite movie is “Warrior” … Favorite restaurant is Fire Oak Grill in Weatherford, Texas

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