2013 Steer Wrestling Champion
Age at time of Championship: 27
From: Interior, SD
Resides: Long valley, SD
Tribal Affiliation: Ogallala Sioux
Events Worked: Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc Riding, and Team Roping
INFR Qualifications: 8
World Titles Won: 3
Best Memory of the 2013 INFR: Winning the Steer Wrestling
Personal Information: My parents are Ronnie & Brenda and I have four brothers Chancy, Rollie, Jesse, and Gus. My wife’s name is Stevie, we recently just got married in September 2013. We live on a ranch near Long Valley, which I love because I can ride my horse’s everyday.
Horse(s): I have tons of horses. My favorite goes by the name Diesel.
Pet(s): I have three dogs; Payback, Ginger, and Karma. And one cat named Sylvester.
Nickname(s): Joe, JoJo,
Pet peeve(s): Disrespectful people
Favorite Food: Sheila Hahn’s Indian tacos
Favorite Sports Team: Texas Longhorns
Favorite Sport Other Than Rodeo: Playing pool
Favorite Movie(s): Pretty much anything, but Lonesome Dove is probably my favorite.
Favorite Music: 80s & 90s Country
Most Influential Person(s): My dad Ronnie, and my Uncles.
Favorite Athlete: Trevor Brazile
Crazy Rodeo Story(s): When I got back doored in Hullet, WY.
Something People Don't Know About You: That I love the minions off Despicable me and wished they were real so I could have one.
Hobbies: Riding Horses, Hunting, Roping
Favorite Rodeo: Black Hills Stock Show
Lucky Rodeo: Eagle Butte, SD or Rosebud, SD
Acheivements: I have many achievements but my favorites are winning the INFR in three different events.
Special Thanks – Hahn Construction for sponsoring me. And my wife for supporting me and standing behind me!