Wade Sumpter



DATE OF BIRTH: 6/22/1981

EVENT: Steer Wrestling

BACKGROUND: Married to Linsay, granddaughter of Cotton Rosser, founder of Flying U Rodeo Company, is also head rodeo coach at Otero Junior College; Son is Weston; Played football for University of Northern Colorado; Parents are Rich and Cindy, both school teachers; Sister is Casey Yahn


  • Won 2016 Sandhills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, TX) 
  • Won 2014 Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo
  • Won Round 10 of the 2013 National Finals Rodeo
  • Won 2013 Ram Mountain States Circuit Finals (Rock Springs,WY)
  • Won 2013 Horse Heaven Round-Up Rodeo (Kennewick, WA)
  • Won 2013 Lewiston (Idaho) Round-Up
  • Won Round 3, split Round 8 and placed in 2 other rounds at the 2012 National Finals Rodeo FR to finish ninth in the average
  • Won 2012 Justin Boots Championships (Omaha, NE)
  • Won 2012 Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, WA)
  • Won 2012 Cody (WY) Stampede
  • Won 2012 Clovis (CA) Rodeo
  • Six-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier (2006-2008, 2010, 2012-13)