Broc Cresta, a California steer roper and rising star on the rodeo circuit, who ranked 12th in the world as a heeler in team roping, was found dead Saturday in his trailer at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo in Wyoming. Cresta, the son of an expert steer wrestler from Santa Rosa, Calif., had competed Friday in the prestigious Cheyenne event, held annually since 1897.His body was discovered by his girlfriend, champion barrel racer Brittany Pozzi, when she tried to awaken him Saturday morning, said his father, Daniel.Feild has now won ,654 in just three nights in Las Vegas. The Wrangler NFR rookie posted the time early in the round and then had to wait out 11 other ropers to see if it would hold up for his first Finals check. Last night and the night before, I had a game plan coming in here, and it really didn't work out. won his first round at the Wrangler NFR with an 88.5-point ride on Four L & Diamond S Rodeo? The bull finished second in PRCA Bucking Bull of the Year voting in 2011. Mara picked up ,885 and moved to first in the average race with 174.5 points on two head. s currently third in the world standings -- ,071 behind world standings leader Shane Proctor. He won the round on fellow NFR qualifier Todd Suhn? said Greenfield, who also had Suhn hazing for him on Saturday. Both teams stopped the clock in 4.1 seconds and each of the four ropers added ,010 to their season totals.
After earning the honor of 2007 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association/Resistol Rookie Heeler of the Year, and winning rodeos the likes of Cheyenne, which he did in 2008 with Logan Olson, Broc roped with reigning World Champion Header Turtle Powell at his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in 2010.
Turtle and Broc were impressive, and placed in five of 10 rounds at The Show that year.
The unique event is a showcase of tremendous talent, and the challenge will feature five go-rounds spread over three days.
It’s rugged, and it’s a test for even the best in the game.
You might event have a chance to win some tickets to the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo, set for March 29-April 1 in Oklahoma City.