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DIVISION: Professional

EVENTS: Bull Riding

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BIO: Riding bucking bulls is something 27-year-old John Young of Orient, IA knows well. He is a two-time Great Lakes Circuit Champion and in 2013 clinched the title of the Ram National Circuit Finals Champion. He is an active member of the PRCA, BOA, IRCA, and MRCA. This past year, he made the move to Fort Dodge, IA, to take over the Assistant Rodeo Coach position at Iowa Central Community College. Going back to his roots to a school that he not only received his education from, but also represented at the CNFR twice. While John is known for the competitor he is in the arena, he may be more known for the individual he is out of the arena. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching and helping kids reach their full potential in rodeo. His favorite quote, “if you help enough people reach their goals, then you will be successful”, which is what he strives to accomplish each and every day.