Zeke Thurston


HOMETOWN: Big Valley, Alberta, Canada

DATE OF BIRTH: 7/15/1991

EVENT: Saddle Bronc Riding

BACKGROUND: Single; Dad, Skeeter is a six-time NFR Saddle Bronc Qualifier; Mom is Lynda; Has 2 brothers and one sister, Wyatt, Sam and Tess, all compete in rodeo; Plays hockey; Graduated from Sheridan (WY) College with a degree in Ag; Preformed for the Queen of England and Price William and Princess Kate with the “Thuston Gang” (trick riding/roping group with his brothers).


  • Won 2016 Southeastern Livestock Rodeo (Montgomery, AL)
  • Placed in one round at 2015 National Finals Rodeo
  • Won 2015 Calgary (AB) Stampede
  • Won 2015 Rocky Professional Rodeo (Rocky Mountain House, AB)
  • Won 2015 Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, UT)
  • Won 2015 and 2014 A Tribute to the Great American Cowboy (Casper, WY)
  • Won 2015 Olbstoberfest (Olds, Alberta)
  • Won 2014 RAM Montana Circuit Finals (Great Falls, MT)
  • College National Finals Rodeo Qualifier
  • Three-time National High School Finals Rodeo Qualifier
  • 2008 Canadian Finals Steer Rider Champion
  • 2015 National Finals Rodeo Qualifier