One on One
Team Roping Journal Extra Volume 2: Lari Dee Guy
Team roping and Breakaway training and horsemanship tips from Lari Dee Guy
One on One with J.D. Yates
Colorado’s J.D. Yates team roped at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 21 times between 1975 and 2002, the first when he was just 15 years old heeling for his dad, Dick.
Keys to an NFR Comeback
David Key has headed at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER nine times—from 2000-2007 and again in 2009. Partnered with Travis Woodard, he’s pushing for a 10th trip to Vegas in 2016.
Driggers Back in the Header’s Box in 2016
Georgia native Kaleb Driggers headed at four-straight Wrangler National Finals Rodeos from 2011-14 before heeling in 2015. Driggers is back to the front side in 2016, and is heading for Brazilian heeling sensation Junior Nogueira.
Linaweaver–Renowned Reacher–Almost Loses Trigger Finger on Roping Hand
Blaine Linaweaver is a four-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo header, and he’s been sidelined while recovering from two surgeries.
Clay Smith Heads to His First WNFR
Clay Smith of Broken Bow, Okla., will be the only first-time National Finalist on the heading side at this year’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Smith, 24, will be roping with Paul Eaves.
Kolton Schmidt on Being a Canadian Young Gun in 2015
Kolton Schmidt of Barrhead, Alberta, Canada won the 2015 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association team roping title rodeoing for Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant and heading for Oklahoman Sawyer Barham.
Richard’s Ready to Roll
Rhen Richard of Roosevelt, Utah, has come oh so close to qualifying for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in three events—team roping as both a header and a heeler, and tie-down roping.
One on One with Aaron Tsinigine
By all accounts in the cowboy community, Aaron Tsinigine of Tuba City, Ariz., is due.
Logan Olson Eyes Return Trip to Vegas
Logan Olson headed for Cody Hintz at the 2005 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Olson, 34, is a native of Flandreau, S.D., who currently makes his home in Stephenville, Texas.