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Austin Foss

Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 2/12/1992 Redmond, Ore.
Joined PRCA: 2012
PRCA Career Earnings: $779,074.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 4 (2013-15, 2019)
Current Residence: Terrebonne, Ore.

2019 world standings place: 12th
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 14th
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $33,692
2019 earnings: $126,587
Education: Blue Mountain Community College (Pendleton, Ore.)

Career Highlights
• 2019: Finished 12th in the world standings with $126,587. He placed 14th in the Wrangler NFR average, earning $33,692, after placing in two rounds. Won the Columbia River Circuit Finals (Yakima, Wash.), the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.), the Ramona (Calif.) Rodeo, the PRCA Last Stand Rodeo (Coulee City, Wash.), the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo, the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.), the Cheney (Wash.) Rodeo, the Ute Stampede (Nephi, Utah) and the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah). Co-champion at the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo (Central Point, Ore.)
• 2018: Finished 26th in the world standings with $44,329. Won the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo, the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.), the Dixie National Rodeo (Jackson, Miss.), the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.) and the Eastern Oregon (Union) Livestock Show
• 2017: Won the Farm-City Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.), 
the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.), 
the Sandhills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas), 
the High Desert Stampede (Redmond, Ore.), the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede, the Lynden (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo, the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo (Castle Rock, Colo.), the Rowell Ranch Rodeo (Hayward, Calif.) and the Fort Herriman PRCA Rodeo (Herriman, Utah). Co-champion at the Othello (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 21st in the world standings with $61,193
• 2016: Did not compete
• 2015: Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler NFR. Finished fifth in the world standings with $171,568. 
Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge Finale (Omaha, Neb.), the Colorado State Fair & Rodeo (Pueblo), the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo, 
the Central Point (Ore.) Wild Rogue ProRodeo, the Eugene (Ore.) ProRodeo and the Othello (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo
• 2014: Won Rounds 6 and 8 at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and placed in four other rounds en route to finishing fifth in the average standings and second in the world with $201,025. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Redding, Calif.); the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo; the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo; the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup; the Kern County Sheriff Reserve Stampede Days Rodeo (Bakersfield, Calif.); the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho); the PRCA Last Stand Rodeo (Coulee City, Wash.); the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo; the Cache County Fair and Rodeo (Logan, Utah) and the Othello (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo (Denver, Colo.); the Horse Heaven Round-up (Kennewick, Wash.); the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas); the Woodlake (Calif.) Lions Rodeo and the Lake County Round-Up (Lakeview, Ore.). 
• 2013: Placed in three rounds of his debut at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo before missing the last two rounds with a herniated disc. Finished 12th in the world standings with $107,684. Won the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo (Rosenberg, Texas); the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo; the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur D'Alene, Idaho); the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show (Union, Ore.); the Goliad (Texas) County Fair PRCA Rodeo and the Mother Lode Round-Up (Sonora, Calif.). Co-champion at the Ram Columbia River Circuit Finals Rodeo (Redmond, Ore.) and the Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.)
• 2012: Won the Navajo Nation Fourth of July Rodeo (Window Rock, Ariz.); the Cheney (Wash.) Rodeo; the Deseret Peak PRCA Stampede (Tooele, Utah) and the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur d’Alene). Finished 21st in the world standings with $44,120
• 2011: Won the Daniel Dopps Memorial Ram Rodeo (Mountain Home, Idaho); earned $5,328 on his permit
• 2010: Won the Eugene (Ore.) Pro Rodeo; earned $1,587 on his permit

Finished fifth at the College National Finals Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.) in 2012, and sixth in 2011; won the NIRA Northwest Regional title both years. Won the Oregon High School championships twice (2009-10), finishing third in the National High School Finals Rodeo as a senior
Resistol PRCA Bareback Riding Rookie of the Year, 2012
5-10, 180 … wife, Bridget … Parents, C.B. and Joy, operate a cattle ranch and a rock mine in the Terrebonne, Ore., area; older brother, Calder, is a pilot; older sister, Rachel … Enjoys hunting, fishing and working on the ranch … Travels with Clint Cannon and Evan Jayne … Graduated Redmond (Ore.) High School in 2010; was an outside linebacker, tight end and kicker on the football team … Favorite rodeo is Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up … Favorite movie is Full Metal Jacket … Credits Mitch Rickman, Clint Cannon, Bobby Mote and Clint Corey as being very positive influences on his career … Favorite meal is Mexican food.
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