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2019 - Rodeo Announcer - Davie Kimm

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Davie Kimm was raised on the family farm in Lakeville, MN. His rodeo career started when he joined the Minnesota High School Rodeo Association in 1981. During High School Rodeo competition he rode bareback horses, saddle broncs and roped calves. Davie was the reserve state champion saddle bronc rider for Minnesota in 1982, and he qualified for the National High School Rodeo Finals in Douglas, WY.

In 1986 Davie joined the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (P.R.C.A.) and he qualified as a saddle bronc rider for the Great lakes Circuit Finals Rodeo in Louisville, KY in 1987, '88 '89 and '92. He retired from competition in October 1994. Occasionally riding until early 2000 when injuries forced him to stop.

Davie's announcing career began in 1989 when he announced his first rodeo filling in for a no show announcer. The following year he began announcing at High School rodeos in Minnesota and Wisconsin. He attended Sam Howry's Rodeo Academy, a school for professional rodeo announcers in Oklahoma City, OK. Since then Davie has worked high school, college, amateur and professional rodeos and bull riding events that stretch from the upper Midwest to northern Alberta, Canada.

Now calling Box Elder, SD "home", Davie and his wife Nicky (who handles rodeo music production) travel throughout the upper Midwest and Canada. His insight as a past contestant and his mid-west work ethic has helped him become one of the most exciting and sought after voices in the PRCA. You will find Davie at many professional rodeos throughout the upper midwest. 

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2019 - Professional Bull Fighter - Josh Rivinius

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Rodeo has always been a part of Josh's life -- he got his start, like many other cowboys, in Little Britches rodeos.  He moved up through the ranks and eventually became a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.  In 1997 Bullfighting became his passion.  

Rivinius is an elite bullfighter in the PRCA. During his career, Rivinius has been at the Badlands Circuit Finals for 11 years, Lawton, OK since 2002, Rapid City Stock Show, Clear Lake, SD PRCA Rodeo, the Tour Finale in 2007 and 2008 and the Ram Finals in 2012 and 2015.   

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Rivinius was born in Elgin, ND and still reside there with his wife and son when not on the road traveling to rodeos across the country.  Sports have been a big part of his life.  Growing up he competed in bareback, steer wrestling and roping events, played football in high school and then on to rodeo.  While at home Rivinius enjoys ranching and hunting. 

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2019 - Professional Bull Fighter - Kaleb Barrett

Kaleb Barrett

Rodeo has always been a major part of Kaleb's life.  He started  off riding in 4-H rodeos and moved to riding bulls in High School Rodeo.  He was fortunate enough to go to the University of Montana to ride bulls.  At that time, he was accepted to nursing school at the University and began fighting bulls.  

Kaleb has been fighting bulls since he was 19 years old and is currently a Licensed Practical Nurse in Missoula, Montana.  He has been honored by being selected by his rodeo peers to fight in the Montana Circuit Finals Rodeo the past seven years.

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"I am very thankful to have two professional careers that allow me to help people that are in need.  It is very fulfilling to help someone heal and leave the hospital, or do my best to keep someone from having to go to the hospital all together,"  says Kaleb.  He enjoys every aspect of rodeo and looks forward to being a part of it for many years to come.  Kaleb, his wife, Shawna, and son Jett live in Lolo, MT.

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