Tie down roper Tuf Cooper clinched his first Canadian championship over the weekend, earning $27,667 at the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Edmonton, Alberta. He’s also heading back to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in two weeks No. 2 in the world standings, making his third straight trip. But he’s not the first American to win the Canadian title.
Who is the first American rodeo contestant to win a Canadian championship, and what year did it happen?